SMART announces new method for processing fluid droplets

Microfluidics enables researchers to create unique environment for developing medicine, paving the way for more potent, high-quality drugs.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology • mit
March 16, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: medicine manufacturing antibiotics singapore research school-of-engineering international-initiatives singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

MIT faculty launch collaborations around the world

MISTI Global Seed Funds program awards another $2 million to researchers across the Institute.

MISTI • mit
April 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: funding research global school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences faculty international-initiatives collaboration misti center-for-international-studies

A new way to calculate global intensive care unit mortality risk

The GOSSIS algorithm was developed using data from hospitals around the world to spur greater multi-center collaboration and improved benchmarking.

Annie Young | Institute for Medical Engineering and Science • mit
March 8, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: health-care data research school-of-engineering algorithms international-initiatives

Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials’ properties

New system of “strain engineering” can change a material’s optical, electrical, and thermal properties.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 11, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence carbon research school-of-engineering international-initiatives collaboration materials-science-and-engineering dmse nuclear-science-and-engineering

Study evaluates China’s progress in establishing accounting measures to reinforce its Paris pledge

Firms learn from experience in the measurement, reporting, and verification of carbon emissions under China’s emissions trading systems.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
Feb. 1, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change energy environment climate china economics policy carbon-dioxide emissions research government global sloan-school-of-management international-initiatives joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change

MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase

MPP2030 is focused on education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

MIT Portugal Program • mit
Oct. 26, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: education climate-change teaching research school-of-engineering global international-initiatives collaboration academics mit-portugal special-events-and-speakers

Natural resource negotiations for mutual gains | MIT News

Through research on U.S. - Mexico hydrocarbon drilling rights negotiation, Bruno Verdini provides insights on how to resolve conflicts through proactive collaboration.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 21, 2018 ~19 min

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Robert Langer named 2018 US Science Envoy | MIT News

Institute Professor chosen to help forge connections and identify opportunities for sustained international cooperation.

Melanie Miller Kaufman | Department of Chemical Engineering • mit
June 18, 2018 ~2 min

Tags:  invention  awards-honors-and-fellowships  school-of-engineering  global  faculty  international-initiatives  koch-institute  chemical-engineering  national-relations-and-service

MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria | MIT News

In the wake of the devastating 2017 hurricane, MIT hosted five Puerto Rican undergraduates to help them continue their path toward graduate school.

Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Vice Chancellor • mit
June 11, 2018 ~8 min

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