MTL News Archives for 2013

January 22, 2013

Bulovic is appointed to the Fariborz Maseeh Professorship in Emerging Technology

Maseeh chair previously held by President Reif

Rare earth oxides make water-repellent surfaces that last

Ceramic forms of hydrophobic materials could be far more durable than existing coatings or surface treatments.

January 10, 2013

del Alamo cited for creating iLabs as recipient of 2012 EDS Education Award

Award given annually to an EDS member of the IEEE in recognition of innovations in electrical engineering education

January 9, 2013

Chips that can steer light

Record-setting 'optical phased arrays' could lead to better laser rangefinders, smaller medical-imaging devices and even holographic TVs.

January 8, 2013

Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries

MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.

January 4, 2013

Jumping droplets help heat transfer

Scalable nanopatterned surfaces designed by MIT researchers could make for more efficient power generation and desalination.

January 3, 2013

Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor

New design for a basic component of all computer chips boasts the highest 'carrier mobility' yet measured.