IMES director’s “new normal” is anything but

IMES director’s “new normal” is anything but

Covid-19 has upended routines across MIT. For professor and cardiologist Elazer Edelman, head of the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), that’s meant …

MIT-Takeda program launches

MIT-Takeda program launches

Research projects, including some led by IMES faculty members, will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health. In February, researchers from …

Taking an MIT approach to a return to campus

Taking an MIT approach to a return to campus

Data-informed efforts, partly led by IMES, are contributing to the Institute’s ramp-up strategy. As MIT continues to consider and refine options for the fall, two …

A boost for cancer immunotherapy

A boost for cancer immunotherapy

Engineers, including a faculty member at IMES and an HST graduate, have designed nanoparticles that stimulate the immune system, helping it to attack tumors. One …

Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor

Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor

A technique developed by MIT researchers, including an HST student, paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors. Carbon nanotube transistors are a step …

IMES is a hub that brings together the community of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who work at the convergence of engineering, science, and translational medicine.

April 13, 2020

A fund has been formed to support MIT’s response to help with the Covid-19 crisis, including providing equipment, space, expertise and other resources to local …

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April 16, 2020

There are many Covid-19-related projects, research and response efforts taking place in every department at MIT, including at the Institute of Medical Engineering and Science …

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March 26, 2020

A new article by a faculty member at MIT and IMES holds promise for the prevention of and precautions around COVID-19 Lydia Bourouiba, Esther and …

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EVENTS
#ShutDownAcademia June 10, 2020

On Wednesday, June 10, the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) community will participate in …

Since the world’s first epidemic, we’ve built treatments for various infectious diseases. Yet, our understanding of disease transmission, and the mechanisms behind it, have not advanced much from the 19th century days of Louis Pasteur. Lydia Bourouiba, Disease Transmission Scientist, explains that, to uncover remaining secrets behind disease transmission, we must leverage advances in fluid dynamics and biophysics.

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Careers
Junior Faculty Position

IMES nvites applicants to apply for junior tenure-track faculty positions in the area of medical data science. The appointment will be made in partnership with the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and the position will be part of the Artificial Intelligence and Decision-Making (AID) faculty. With MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research, and practice, we especially encourage minorities and women to apply. The position will have equal academic responsibilities in IMES and EECS. Applicants should hold a PhD in engineering, science, computer science, or a related field (including MD or MD/PhD) by the beginning of employment.

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