The Material Systems Laboratory’s work in electronics recycling with HP and the MIT Portugal Program examines the effect of system architecture on the economic and environmental performance of consumer durable goods recycling systems.
Non-invasive Cancer Monitoring
Prof. Cima’s lab is researching how to create tiny nanosensors that are chemically sensitive to different molecules. The sensors can help determine proper dosage for chemotherapy and monitoring disease progression over time.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with MIT and six other universities to fight poverty by developing and evaluating useful technologies for under-resourced communities around the globe.
Prof. Michael Strano is researching single walled carbon nanotube based optical detection.
Prof. Hammond’s work is saving the lives of soldiers and civilians by stopping bleeding more quickly and reducing blood loss.
The Geospatial Data Center (GDC) is exploring negative authentication systems—introducing a new layer of protection to enhance existing security measures within networks. Their work in applying real-valued negative selection algorithm protects cyberspace and critical information infrastructures from security breaches.