The promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence explored at TEDxMIT event

Scientists, students, and community members came together last month to discuss the promise and pitfalls of…

Richard Cohen: Pioneering biomedical research and education at MIT for half a century

Richard J. Cohen, the Whitaker Professor in Biomedical Engineering in the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering…

Professor Emeritus Jerome Milgram, a leader in ship design and hydrodynamics, dies at 83

Jerome Milgram ’61, PhD ’65, professor emeritus of ocean engineering at MIT, passed away at the…

Kerstin Perez is searching the cosmos for signs of dark matter

Kerstin Perez is searching for imprints of dark matter. The invisible substance embodies 84 percent of…

3 Questions: Kristin Knouse on the liver’s regenerative capabilities

Why is the liver the only human organ that can regenerate? How does it know when…

Q&A: More-sustainable concrete with machine learning

As a building material, concrete withstands the test of time. Its use dates back to early…

Anantha Chandrakasan awarded 2022 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal

Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of the MIT School of Engineering and Vannevar Bush Professor of EECS, has…

MIT Future Founders Initiative announces prize competition to promote female entrepreneurs in biotech

In a fitting sequel to its entrepreneurship “boot camp” educational lecture series last fall, the MIT…

Provost Martin Schmidt named president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MIT Provost Martin Schmidt has been named as the 19th president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the…

School of Science appoints 11 faculty members to named professorships

The School of Science has announced that 11 faculty members have been appointed to named professorships.…