Forty-five students graduate as part of HST Class of 2020

Forty-five students graduate as part of HST Class of 2020

On Wednesday, May 27, the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST) held its first ever online graduation ceremony and celebration. ​On Wednesday, May …

Making tissue stretchable, compressible, and nearly indestructible

Making tissue stretchable, compressible, and nearly indestructible

A chemical process called ELAST, developed at the lab of a core member of the IMES faculty, allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and …

Six from MIT awarded research funding to address Covid-19

Six from MIT awarded research funding to address Covid-19

Multi-institutional MassCPR initiative announces more than $16.5 million to support 62 Boston-area projects, including two headed by faculty at IMES. As the world grapples with …

Top collegiate inventors awarded 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Top collegiate inventors awarded 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Students from around the country, including an HST MEMP graduate, are recognized for innovative solutions ranging from better single-use plastic, to spacecraft and aircraft fuel …

MIT conference reveals the power of using artificial intelligence to discover new drugs

MIT conference reveals the power of using artificial intelligence to discover new drugs

Inaugural AI Powered Drug Discovery and Manufacturing Conference drew pharmaceutical companies, government regulators, and pioneering drug researchers. Developing drugs to combat Covid-19 is a global …

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
EVENTS POSTPONED March 20, 2020

Stand by for further information as we reschedule and possibly change the formats of some of our events.

Some events postponed March 20, 2020

Some events have been postponed due to the current Covid-19 implications; events will be announced when rescheduled.

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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