MTL News Archives for 2014

May 28, 2014

A new way to make sheets of graphene

Technique might enable advances in display screens, solar cells, or other devices.

Improving a new breed of solar cells

Quantum-dot photovoltaics set new record for efficiency in such devices, could unlock new uses.

May 19, 2014

Tisdale receives Baker Award for undergraduate teaching

Award given annually to MIT faculty member in recognition of his or her "exceptional interest and ability in the instruction of undergraduates"

Dr. Xiang Zhou's PhD research honored with the MTL Doctoral Dissertation Seminar

Talk title was "III-Nitride Nanowires and Heterostructures: Growth and Optical Properties at the Nanoscale"

MTL core members Buonasissi, Fang and Wang granted tenure

All have appointments in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Debroah Hodges-Pabon receives 2013-2014 YMCA Achiever Community Service Award

Hodges-Pabon selected as an YMCA Achiever for her dedication to providing educational enrichment opportunities to urban youths to prepare them for college and careers

May 12, 2014

NIST awards $539,990 grant to photonics consortium

MIT Microphotonics Center joins iNEMI for 19-month project to develop technology road map.

May 8, 2014

Getting more electricity out of solar cells

New MIT model can guide design of solar cells that produce less waste heat, more useful current.

May 5, 2014

Institute announces final design for new nanotech laboratory

$350 million facility will stand in the current location of Building 12