Thirteen from MIT awarded 2022 Fulbright Fellowships

Thirteen MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships to pursue projects overseas…

Three from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2022

The National Academy of Sciences has elected 120 new members and 30 international associates, including three…

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…

Peter Fisher to step down as head of the Department of Physics

Peter H. Fisher, the Thomas A. Frank (1977) Professor of Physics, will step down as the…

Finding the questions that guide MIT fusion research

“One of the things I learned was, doing good science isn’t so much about finding the…

Festival of Learning centers on guiding students from surviving to thriving

The Festival of Learning is an annual event for MIT faculty, students, and staff, co-sponsored by…

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…

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…

MIT engineers produce the world’s longest flexible fiber battery

Researchers have developed a rechargeable lithium-ion battery in the form of an ultra-long fiber that could…

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.…