Home People Tomás Palacios People FacultyFaculty AI+DFaculty CSFaculty EEFaculty EmeritusLecturers Leadership Staff Instructors Director, Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL); Clarence J. Lebel Professor in Electrical Engineering, [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 August 9, 2023 New sensor mimics cell membrane functions The device detects the same molecules that cell receptors do, and may enable routine early screening for cancers and other diseases. June 15, 2023 Palacios named the Clarence J. LeBel Professor This chair appointment recognizes his groundbreaking research, excellent teaching and mentoring, and exceptional contributions to the department and to MIT. 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.