MIT researchers are finding ways to make it possible to sculpt items with distinctive signs of handicraft, while controlling the outcome so that the object doesn't stray too far from the desired form.
The MIT Community Service Fund (CSF) was established in 1968 to provide financial assistance to support MIT students, faculty, and staff volunteers in community-service initiatives.
Pedro Reis, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and civil and environmental engineering, describes the research activity in his Elasticity, Geometry, & Statistics Laboratory at MIT.
MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Jeff Grossman explains photovoltaics/solar cells.
Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Ed Boyden explains optogenetics and how it is used in neurological research.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Scott Aaronson explains quantum computing.
The cocktail boat and floral pipette are two culinary devices inspired by nature and created through a collaboration between scientists and chefs.
CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
In a special evening edition of Faculty Forum Online, the Alumni Association explored how MIT is moving mens et manus into the 21st century. On October 23, 2013, Chancellor Eric Grimson PhD '80, Dean for Graduate Education Christine Ortiz, and Public Service Center ...
Speaker: Matthew Wilson, MIT Professor of Neuroscience and Picower Scholar Recorded on October 16, 2013
Olafur Eliasson is the recipient of the 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, presented by the Council for the Arts at MIT.
Speaker: Tibor Tscheke, CFO/CTO, ScienceOpen, Boston-Berlin
Speakers: Joh Palfrey, Head of the School at Philips Academy and author of "Born Digital" and Ethan Zuckerman, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media Recorded Oct. 10, 2013
MIT graduate student Katy Olesnavage helps redesign the Jaipur Foot, a prosthesis used throughout the developing world.
Speakers: Rafael Reif, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arup K. Chakraborty, Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science Recorded on September 25, 2013
Li-Huei Tsai, Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory - MIT
Speaker: Trevor Mundel, President, Global Health Program - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Recorded on September 25, 2013
Speaker: Paul Hermes, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Global Research Surgical Solutions Covidien Recorded on September 25, 2013