CEE event showcases multidisciplinary opportunities

Ninth annual Research Speed Dating event fosters intradepartmental collaboration and facilitates discussion of future efforts to solve global issues.

Taylor De Leon | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
March 12, 2019 ~11 min

MARC 2019 shines a light on research in microsystems, nanotechnology, and more

Annual student-led conference connects MIT researchers and industry partners.

Microsystems Technology Laboratories • mit
March 8, 2019 ~5 min

3 Questions: Josh Moss on tackling urban pollution

PhD student Josh Moss uses computer modeling and physical experiments to examine the key transformations that emissions undergo in the atmosphere.

Taylor De Leon | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Feb. 22, 2019 ~7 min

From summer research program to PhD dissertation

Graduate student Raspberry Simpson’s scientific journey approaches fruition.

Peter Dunn | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Feb. 15, 2019 ~6 min

MIT adds computational Earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences to its PhD offerings

New EAPS thesis field is the most recent to join the computational science and engineering doctoral program within the Center for Computational Engineering.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
Jan. 9, 2019 ~4 min

Controllable fast, tiny magnetic bits

MIT researchers show how to make and drive nanoscale magnetic quasi-particles known as skyrmions for spintronic memory devices.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Jan. 3, 2019 ~14 min

Improving crop yields while conserving resources

PhD student Julia Sokol is helping develop drip irrigation technologies that allow farmers to save water and energy.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Dec. 20, 2018 ~5 min

3 Questions: Catherine Nikiel on tackling global climate change at the regional scale

The civil and environmental engineering PhD student investigates the effects of climate change in the Midwest.

Taylor De Leon | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Nov. 29, 2018 ~6 min

E.T., we’re home

Existing laser technology could be fashioned into Earth’s “porch light” to attract alien astronomers, study finds.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 4, 2018 ~7 min

Squeezing cells to cure diseases

Startup SQZ Biotech aims to open a new path in immunotherapy with its cell-compressing technique.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 31, 2018 ~8 min