MTL News Archives for 2006

September 29, 2006

Palacios joins MTL, EECS faculty

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT welcomed its newest faculty member, Tomás Palacios, in September 2006. Palacios is also set to conduct research at the Institute's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL).

September 19, 2006

Engine on a chip promises to best the battery

MIT researchers are putting a tiny gas-turbine engine inside a silicon chip about the size of a quarter. The resulting device could run 10 times longer than a battery of the same weight can, powering laptops, cell phones, radios and other electronic devices.

September 12, 2006

MIT's molecular sieve advances protein research

New MIT technology promises to speed up the accurate sorting of proteins, work that may ultimately aid in the detection and treatment of disease.