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Shape-Shifting Carbon Composites Could Save Fuel

Shape-Shifting Carbon Composites Could Save Fuel

Airbus is developing carbon materials that change in response to heat and air pressure, possibly making aircraft simpler and lighter.

October 17, 2014Read more
Surface properties command attention

Surface properties command attention

Professor Bilge Yildiz analyzes surfaces of materials to tackle problems as diverse as enabling fuel cells and preventing pipe corrosion.

October 17, 2014Read more
Department of Chemical Engineering establishes new professorship

Department of Chemical Engineering establishes new professorship

Bernhardt Trout becomes first Raymond F. Baddour (1949) Professor of Chemical Engineering.

October 16, 2014Read more
Is This Ambri’s New Liquid-Metal Battery Materials Formula?

Is This Ambri’s New Liquid-Metal Battery Materials Formula?

The Gates-, Pritzker- and Khosla-funded MIT energy storage spinout more-than-hints at its new chemistry.

October 15, 2014Read more
Can business take sustainability cues from the emerging markets?

Can business take sustainability cues from the emerging markets?

Businesses from the emerging economies of Asia, Africa and Latin America are bringing new ways of working that could make current growth patterns more sustainable.

October 14, 2014Read more