MTL News Archives for 2010

January 19, 2010

Joel Dawson wins top national early-career honor

MIT professors Joel Dawson, Markus Buehler, and Scott Sheffield were honored on January 13, 2010 at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest award bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

January 6, 2010

Straining Forward

Nanowires made of 'strained silicon' -- silicon whose atoms have been pried slightly apart -- show how to keep increases in computer power coming.