Materials Science and Engineering

Category Archives: News 2020

Zhengmao and Nicola’s work featured in MIT News

MIT researchers have developed a two-layer passive cooling system, made of hydrogel and aerogel, that can keep foods and pharmaceuticals cool for days without the need for electricity. In this photo showing a close-up of the two-layer material, the upper layer consists of…

Xining and Nicola’s work highlited in MIT News

In his latest research, Grossman, along with postdoc Xining Zang, research scientist Nicola Ferralis, and five others, found ways to use coal, tar, and pitch to produce thin coatings with highly controllable and reproducible electrical conductivity, porosity, and other properties. Using a laser,…

MIT graduate students lead conference on microsystems and nanotechnology

Jatin served in the organizing committee of this year’s Microsystems Annual Research Conference (MARC).