MIT J-WAFS announces 2022 seed grant recipients

The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT has awarded eight MIT…

MIT expands research collaboration with Commonwealth Fusion Systems to build net energy fusion machine, SPARC

MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) will substantially expand its fusion energy research and education…

Sanjay Sarma to step down as vice president for open learning

After nearly a decade running MIT’s digital learning platforms and education initiatives, Vice President for Open…

Aging Brain Initiative awards fund five new ideas to study, fight neurodegeneration

Neurodegenerative diseases are defined by an increasingly widespread and debilitating death of nervous system cells, but…

Providing hands-on photonics education across Massachusetts

Photonics — the science of guiding and manipulating light — enables applications ranging from telecommunications, artificial…

Engineers enlist AI to help scale up advanced solar cell manufacturing

Perovskites are a family of materials that are currently the leading contender to potentially replace today’s…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on accelerating reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions

This is the second article in a four-part interview series highlighting the work of the 27…

MIT Morningside Academy for Design created as a new hub for cross-disciplinary education, research, and innovation

MIT President L. Rafael Reif today announced the creation of the MIT Morningside Academy for Design,…

MIT entrepreneurs think globally, act locally

Born and raised amid the natural beauty of the Dominican Republic, Andrés Bisonó León feels a…

Engineers develop surgical “duct tape” as an alternative to sutures

A staple on any engineer’s workbench, duct tape is a quick and dependable fix for cracks…