Maria Zuber on climate change: “Breakthroughs will happen”

MIT’s vice president for research identifies three areas that show particular promise for climate action.

MIT Resource Department • mit
April 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change global-warming research renewable-energy batteries faculty materials-science-and-engineering mitnano plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion photovoltaics the-engine

A new mathematical approach to understanding zeolites

Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 7, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence photonics industry research school-of-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory mitnano energy-storage

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano • mit
Sept. 20, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: manufacturing industry data research sensors mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering staff 3-questions nanoscience-and-nanotechnology mitnano augmented-and-virtual-reality analytics

Creating new opportunities from nanoscale materials

MIT Professor Frances Ross is pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Sept. 5, 2019 ~17 min

Tags: graphene microscopy profile research school-of-engineering faculty nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory mitnano 2-d

DNA design that anyone can do

Computer program can translate a free-form 2-D drawing into a DNA structure.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 3, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: dna research school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf national-institutes-of-health-nih nanoscience-and-nanotechnology biological-engineering mitnano

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