Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL)
The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director.
New device can control light at unprecedented speeds
Researchers have developed a programmable optical device for high-speed beam steering.
Virtual conference gathered students, faculty, and industry partners to explore the future of microsystems and nanotechnology.
Pushing the limits of electronic circuits
Ruonan Han seeks to develop next-generation electronic devices by harnessing terahertz waves.
In work that could turn cell phones into sensors capable of detecting viruses and other minuscule objects, MIT researchers have built a powerful nanoscale flashlight on a chip.
Could lab-grown plant tissue ease the environmental toll of logging and agriculture?
MIT researchers have proposed a method to grow plant-based materials, like wood and fiber, and have demonstrated the concept by growing a culture of wood-like cells from zinnia…
Discovery suggests new promise for nonsilicon computer transistors
MIT researchers have found that an alloy material called InGaAs could be suitable for high-performance computer transistors. If operated at high-frequencies, InGaAs transistors could one day rival silicon.…
Max Shulaker awarded 2021 IEEE Nano Early Career Award
EECS Professor Max Shulaker Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Max Shulaker has received the Early Career Award from the IEEE Nanotechnnology Council. The award will…