“Queen of carbon science” and recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom and National Medal of Science led US scientific community, promoted women in STEM.
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Three-in-one design allows genetic, chemical, optical, and electrical inputs and outputs.
Study: Silicon can reproduce physical phenomena exploited by high-end telecommunications devices.
Design reduces converter's resting power consumption by 50 percent.
New chip would thwart the counterfeiting that plagues the market for wired device chargers.
Ingestible electronic devices could monitor physiological conditions or deliver drugs.
New technique offers precise, durable control over tiny mirrors or stages.
MIT researchers have fabricated a stamp made from forests of carbon nanotubes that is able to print electronic inks onto rigid and flexible surfaces.
A look at a next-generation device for capturing medical data.
Counterintuitive “metamaterial” may enable heat-resistant circuit boards.
Study shows particle collisions may explain overheated circuits, improve thermoelectric devices.
Energy storage device could deliver more power than current versions of this technology.
Technique mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses.
Measuring enzyme levels could help doctors select appropriate treatments.
Summer Scholar Justin Cheng explores process in Berggren group for making ordered metal nanostructures that display interesting new properties.
Device that measures growth of many individual cells simultaneously could lead to rapid tests for antibiotics.
A world-class facility for nanoscale research is taking shape at the heart of campus.
MIT researchers find a way to make pesticides stick to leaves instead of bouncing off.
Heat-responsive materials may aid in controlled drug delivery and solar panel tracking.
Shortwave infrared instrument from MIT could see deeper, help improve diagnosis of ear infections.
Exposed in step-like formation, layers of new photovoltaic cell harvest more of sun’s energy.
Key flow mechanisms, crucial to carbon sequestration and fuel-cell operation, have been visualized.
Summer Scholar Grant Smith works to establish parameters for making ferromagnetic thin films in the Liu lab.
EECS announces the promotion of Vivienne Sze to Associate Professor without Tenure.
MTL welcomes Professor Jeehwan Kim, an expert on innovation in nanotechnology for electronic/photonic/energy applications.
Dr. Hess received her chemistry PhD from MIT in December, brings extensive experience to MTL.