New initiatives in residential and digital education go manus in manus with MIT's mind and hand ethos
Wherever people face challenges related to water and food, you're likely to find students and recent alumni building projects and companies.
Inside the Hobby Shop
Collaborative “systems biology” approach could steer tumors into submission
Modeling the diverse world of phytoplankton opens up a predictive view of our own
Maria Zuber, vice president for research, on how MIT digs into complex problems.
Health of the Planet
An engineer/MBA applies new carbon capture technology to the fossil fuel industry
For S-Lab students, the scale is global, and the stakes are real
From Korea to Mexico, Dennis Frenchman reshapes city centers around technology
The Solve conference, taking place on the MIT campus in October, seeks to answer the hard questions of our time.
Phillip "Terry" '72 and Susan Ragon created an institute to accelerate discovery of an HIV vaccine.
MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research teams up with Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.
New research from Li-Huei Tsai's lab suggests the immune system may play a role in Alzheimer's disease.
Rohit Karnik is creating ultrathin membranes with potential applications for water purification, energy, and the chemical industry.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Julie Shah is designing factory-based machines that will better anticipate human movement.
Daniela Rus says: "Cybercrime may seem inevitable today, but with the right people, resources, and approach, we can change that."
Jeffrey Grossman and Evelyn Wang are searching for ways to make clean water.
Kamal Youcef-Toumi and Andrew Whittle are working to increase the world water supply by decreasing loss of water through leaks.
Teaching Learning and Living
A design and planning course wrestles with questions of identity, voice, and democracy
The School Effectiveness & Inequality Initiative puts facts at the forefront of policy debate
MIT undergrads get under the hood of literature