A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms, modeled after those used for offshore oil drilling, could help avoid such consequences in the future.
Can entrepreneurs be made?
MIT chemical engineering professor Patrick Doyle and Lincoln Laboratory technical staff member Albert Swiston have invented a new type of tiny, smartphone-readable particle that could help authenticate currency, electronic parts, and more.
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by the stream of data and energy.
Dean David Schmittlein of the MIT Sloan School of Management and Dean Ian Waitz of the MIT School of Engineering discuss the MIT Leaders for Global Operations program.
Professor Ju Li talks about recent work using in situ transmission electron microscopy to study electrochemical reactions simultaneously with microstructure evolution and mechanics.
MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein appears on CEO Global Foresight to discuss how the United States is leading world innovation in life sciences, information technology, and energy.
Introduces the fundamentals of machine tool and computer tool use. Students work with a variety of machine tools including the bandsaw, milling machine, and lathe.
ScratchJr is a new version of the Scratch programming language designed for children ages five to seven. Using ScratchJr, kids can build their own animated stories, interactive games, collages, and other creative projects.
Taught by award-winning professor David Wallace, 2.009: Product Engineering Processes is a rigorous capstone class for undergraduates in the Mechanical Engineering program at MIT.
Professor Michael Short's research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor's cooling process, ultimately reducing reactor ...
Christopher Caplice, Executive Director of the Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL), discusses digitization and customization impact on supply chain.
Professor R. Scott Kemp is looking at how to move past traditional technical modes of verification by using open source literature as a way to detect clandestine nuclear programs.
Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety.
A new kind of nerve interface gives the wearer, Igor Spetic, a sense of touch at 20 spots on his prosthetic hand.
The International Development Design Summit is an intense, hands-on design experience that brings together people from all over the world and all walks of life to create technologies and enterprises that improve the lives of people living in poverty.
D-Lab is building a global network of innovators to design and disseminate technologies that meaningfully improve the lives of people living in poverty.
A freshmen general institute requirement tries a novel approach to assessment.
Al Oppenheim speaks about teaching innovations derived from using the MITx platform in 6.341