Materials Science and Engineering

Author Archives: RLE at MIT

Professor Jeffrey Grossman named 2016 MacVicar Faculty Fellow


Devadas, Grossman, Sipser, and Tang awarded MIT’s highest undergraduate teaching award. MIT News  

A new way to store solar heat

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Our recent polymer solar fuels paper has been highlighted in the media. MIT News EE Times Daily Mail

Materials Hackathon

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At the MRS Fall Meeting 2016, David Strubbe won first prize in the Materials Hackathon for creating Firmi, a utility to prepare a calculated Fermi surface for 3D printing.

David Zhitomirsky wins Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal

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Dr. David Zhitomirsky has won a Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal for 2015, one of just three awarded at the University of Toronto. University of Toronto News

Bose Fellowship


Nicola and Jeff are the recipients of the Prof. Amar Bose research fellowship for their project on coal-based photovoltaics. MIT News

Sam Shames: Becoming an Energy Entrepreneur


MIT Energy Initiative

A molecular approach to solar power


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New graphene treatment could unleash new uses


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Solar power heads in a new direction: thinner

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