Home People Tomás Palacios People FacultyFaculty AI+DFaculty CSFaculty EEFaculty EmeritusLecturers Leadership Staff Director, Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL); Professor of EE, [EE] email@example.com (617) 324-2395 Office: 39-567A Website Research Areas Electronic, Magnetic, Optical and Quantum Materials and DevicesEnergyNanoscale Materials, Devices, and Systems Latest News More News May 2, 2023 MIT engineers “grow” atomically thin transistors on top of computer chips A new low-temperature growth and fabrication technology allows the integration of 2D materials directly onto a silicon circuit, which could lead to denser and more powerful chips. April 4, 2023 MIT-led teams win National Science Foundation grants to research sustainable materials The teams will work toward sustainable microchips and topological materials as well as socioresilient materials design. February 28, 2023 Student-led conference charts the future of micro- and nanoscale research, reinforces scientific community 19th Microsystems Annual Research Conference reveals the next era of microsystems technologies, along with skiing and a dance party. February 28, 2023 Palacios named Associate Director of new semiconductor research center; Jing Kong, Farnaz Niroui, Luqiao Liu, and Bilge Yildiz to act as PI’s. The new research center will bring together researchers from nine different higher education institutions, with a focus on developing energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies. December 14, 2022 Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director.