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.
Speaker: Matthew Wilson, MIT Professor of Neuroscience and Picower Scholar Recorded on October 16, 2013
MIT graduate student Katy Olesnavage helps redesign the Jaipur Foot, a prosthesis used throughout the developing world.
Mascot TIM the Beaver continues MIT’s 100‑year affiliation with "nature’s engineer."
Researchers at MIT explain what exactly an exoplanet or extrasolar planet is, why we study them, and how they can be detected.
MIT students work to design and test a model artificial gravity vehicle.
Researchers have developed a model called Artemis that accurately simulates rover mobility over various types of soil and terrain.
MIT's noted public art, which may be enjoyed by the MIT community and visitors alike, includes numerous outstanding examples of works by major artists.
MIT Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics.
The Spring 2013 shrinking cities studio BALTIMORE INVERSIONS questioned the current peculiar condition where urbanity is outmatched by reality. Taking a former petroleum refinery site whose owners themselves wish to invert the site's history as an oil refinery and its ...
The Spring 2012 shrinking cities studio examined the "privatopolis" of SAUGET, ILLINOIS. Directly across the Mississippi River from Eero Saarinen's St. Louis Arch, Sauget embodies the multiple paradoxes of American urbanism: a municipality with only 300 people, ruled ...
An overview of MIT's Engineering Systems Division.
Researchers at the MIT Biomimetic Robotics Lab are working on a "cheetah" robot.
Loizos Michael at the University of Cyprus talks about the basis of biological computing, using ants. By MacGregor Campbell '09.
Meet Charlotte, a Boston-area research scientist who feeds herself and her neighbors from the trash bins behind supermarkets. By Lisa Song, '09.
It's a rough life playing catcher on a baseball team -- they spend most of the game crouched down, taking foul tips and bounced pitches off the body. But a few players on the MIT team are trying to do something about it. Dan Hyatt and Mike Vasquez talk about their work in MIT's Sports ...