MTL News Archives for 2012

February 29, 2012

Microchips' optical future

To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to move data using light instead of electricity -- and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.

Making droplets drop faster

New nanopatterned surfaces could improve the efficiency of powerplants and desalination systems.

February 17, 2012

SEMI Award for QD Vision Team

MTL faculty and graduate student alumni share the 2011 SEMI Award for North America.

February 14, 2012

MEDRC Makes Health Gadgets for the Future

Cell phones and computers have evolved by leaps and bounds in the last few decades. Now, it's time for medical devices to do the same. Right now, researchers are working on new gadgets to improve healthcare and help us save money on it.

February 10, 2012

Core Faculty Profile: Silvija Gradečak

This is part of an ongoing series about new MTL core faculty members.

February 7, 2012

Core Faculty Profile: Polina Anikeeva

This is part of an ongoing series about new MTL core faculty members.

February 3, 2012

Weinstein recipient of NSF Early Career Award

Dana Weinstein, assistant professor in the MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department and principal investigator with the Microsystems Technology Laboratories, MTL, has been selected to receive the National Science Foundation Early Career Award, effective Feb. 1, 2012.

February 2, 2012

Chandrakasan receives Standing Ovation Award from MIG

Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan was presented with a Standing Ovation Award at the MTL Industrial Advisory Group meeting in January 2012 to honor his five-year leadership of MTL.