MISTI pilots conversations in energy

The MISTI Career Conversations: Energy program serves as an innovative pivot from international internships to a virtual seminar series.

Christina Davies | MISTI • mit
Dec. 8, 2020 ~7 min

Faculty seed projects grow into pandemic research opportunities

MISTI Global Seed Funds are open for proposals after Covid pivot.

MISTI • mit
Nov. 23, 2020 ~6 min

Learning by doing, remotely

Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.

Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Vice Chancellor • mit
Oct. 19, 2020 ~10 min

Shining a light on the quantum world

With funding from MISTI, physicists at MIT and in Israel collaborate to improve understanding and use of quantum light.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science • mit
July 27, 2020 ~8 min

Empowering faculty partnerships across the globe

MISTI Global Seed Funds program has delivered $22 million to faculty since 2008.

MISTI • mit
March 3, 2020 ~4 min

Study: To slow an epidemic, focus on handwashing

Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 6, 2020 ~8 min

System provides cooling with no electricity

Passive device relies on a layer of material that blocks incoming sunlight but lets heat radiate away.

David Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 30, 2019 ~8 min

Collision course: a geological mystery in the Himalayas

MIT geologists use paleomagnetism to determine the chain of events that resulted in the Himalayan mountains, with the support of MISTI-India.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science • mit
Oct. 28, 2019 ~6 min

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

Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

Device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 28, 2019 ~7 min

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