News Archive


Wed, 09/04/2013

Study shows that factors other than wages dominate trends in photovoltaic costs, raising the prospect of competitive manufacturing anywhere.

Tue, 07/16/2013

Better understanding of how surfaces attract or repel water could improve everything from power plants to ketchup bottles.

Mon, 03/04/2013

New analysis points the way to optimizing efficiency of an integrated system for harvesting sunlight to make storable fuel.


Thu, 03/29/2012

The Center for Polymer Microfabrication designs manufacturing processes for a new generation of diagnostic tools.

Thu, 03/22/2012

The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing group studies the life cycle of new technologies.

Mon, 03/12/2012

New system developed by MIT researchers could help transform the pharmaceutical industry.

Wed, 03/07/2012

Research could affect U.S. manufacturing indirectly, by helping introduce products difficult to build elsewhere, and directly, by reducing production costs.

Thu, 03/01/2012

A distinctive MIT program trains engineers and managers who want to build careers on the leading edge of industrial production.

Wed, 02/15/2012

To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to move data using light instead of electricity — and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.

Thu, 01/05/2012

For the first time in many years, manufacturing stands out as an area of strength in the American economy.