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Nano flashlight enables new applications of light

Design of miniature optical systems could lead to future cell phones that can detect viruses and more. In work that could someday turn cell phones into sensors capable of detecting viruses and other minuscule objects, MIT researchers, including a principal research scientist from the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science…

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Paula Hammond and Arup Chakraborty named Institute Professors

The two chemical engineers, including the IMES founding director, are awarded MIT’s highest faculty honor. Two distinguished MIT chemical engineers, Arup K. Chakraborty and Paula Hammond, have been named Institute Professors, the highest honor bestowed upon MIT faculty members. Hammond, who chairs MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering, is renowned for…

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