July 2020
A wizard of ultrasharp imaging
Professor Ross, hired in 2018, has an academic and industrial research background, to oversee the creation, development, and application of the new state-of-the-art electron microscope systems for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) and the wider MIT community.
Exploring interactions of light and matter
Associate Professor Juejun Hu is developing devices to transmit information at very high rates, for data centers or high-performance computers. This includes work on devices called optical diodes or optical isolators, which allow light to pass through only in one direction, and systems for coupling light signals into and out of photonic chips.
MIT Energy Initiative awards eight seed fund grants for early-stage MIT energy research
A first-time seed fund award team will use their grant to develop an automated synthetic process to speed up the discovery, design, and construction of new ceramic material components for solid-state lithium-ion batteries (SSBs), which have the potential to increase safety and energy efficiency as compared to more conventional liquid-electrolyte batteries. The interdisciplinary team consists of a material ceramicist, 
Thomas Lord Associate Professor Jennifer Rupp of the departments of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS); an automation expert, Professor Wojciech Matusik of EECS; and a material informatics expert, Atlantic Richfield Associate Professor of Energy Studies Elsa Olivetti of DMSE.
2016 Summer Scholar Erica Eggleton wins
Clean Energy Student Achievement Award
Eggleton, a third-year doctoral student in chemical engineering and a CEI Graduate Fellow at the University of Washington, won the Outreach & Service Award for outstanding and sustained volunteer work in a variety of arenas. As a Clean Energy Ambassador , she has organized impactful outreach events for K-12 students.
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