MTL News Archives for 2008

June 9, 2008

MIT Develops a 'Paper Towel' for Oil Spills

A mat of nanowires with the touch and feel of paper could be an important new tool in the cleanup of oil and other organic pollutants, MIT researchers and colleagues report in the May 30 online issue of Nature Nanotechnology.

June 6, 2008

Schmidt to succeed Gibson as associate provost

Professor Martin Schmidt of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been appointed Associate Provost, Provost L. Rafael Reif announced this week.