Materials Science and Engineering

Author Archives: RLE at MIT

Professor Jeffrey Grossman named 2016 MacVicar Faculty Fellow

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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 Engineering.com 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. http://web.mit.edu/~dstrubbe/www/Firmi/

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

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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

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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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