Nanomechanics Lab News

Mon, 05/21/2012

Research-agency heads from around the world agree to formulate shared principles to aid collaborations.

Tue, 05/01/2012

On May 1st, 2012, the National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Thu, 09/15/2011

Q&A Subra Suresh: Merit comes first.

Wed, 06/01/2011

Subra Suresh Discusses Strategies to “Sustain the U.S. Innovation Engine”.

Fri, 04/01/2011

Subra Suresh was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri by the President of the Republic of India. Suresh was recognized for his distinguished work in U.S. science and engineering.

Fri, 04/01/2011

NSF’s director wants to tear down barriers to research collaboration.

Mon, 12/13/2010

In public lecture at MIT, former dean describes progress in understanding malaria.

Thu, 09/30/2010

MIT’s dean of engineering has been confirmed by the United States Senate to direct the largest supporter of non-medical basic-science research in the country

Thu, 06/03/2010
Obama intends to nominate Suresh as next NSF director

U.S. President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he intends to nominate Subra Suresh, dean of the MIT School of Engineering, to serve as the next director of the National Science Foundation.

Tue, 05/11/2010

MIT Dean of Engineering Subra Suresh has made understanding malaria - its effect on red blood cells, its diagnosis, and future methods of treatment - a top priority of his research group.

Thu, 03/25/2010

Interview with the dean of the College of Engineering at MIT, Subra Suresh, new Doctor Honoris Causa from UPM and, currently, one of the most prestigious researchers worldwide.

Wed, 02/24/2010

LORD Corporation – a global leader in developing passive and active solutions for noise and vibration, engineered adhesives and high performance coatings for the aerospace, automotive and general industrial markets – has announced that Subra Suresh has joined its Board of Directors.

Thu, 01/28/2010

The Technical University of Madrid grants Professor Subra Suresh the doctorate honoris causa in recognition of his pioneering scientific contributions at the boundaries between materials engineering, mechanics, physics, biology and medicine.

Wed, 01/27/2010

Analysis of unique deep-sea mollusk offers insights into design of armor for soldiers and vehicles. Tiny snails sitting on the ocean floor might seem defenseless against a large, determined predator such as a crab. But evolution has provided one species of sea snail with a unique iron-plated armored shell that resists such attacks, new research from MIT shows.

Mon, 01/18/2010

New insights about a tiny snail that lives on the ocean floor could help scientists design better armor for soldiers and vehicles, according to MIT researchers.

Thu, 12/17/2009

Dean Subra Suresh gives a talk to the MIT Arab Alum Association.

Sun, 03/01/2009

The Asian Pacific Fund honors Dean Suresh’s academic accomplishments and leadership in higher education.

Thu, 01/29/2009

In January I was contacted by an editor from a major national news magazine to suggest a “dream Government-stimulus package” for President-elect Barack Obama. Before I tell you about my suggestion, I’d like to pause for a moment and direct your attention to the request itself - because I think it’s an interesting example of how this country has already shifted its perspective since last November’s elections.

Tue, 09/09/2008

Bridging physics, engineering, and microbiology, researchers at MIT have measured the frequency at which red blood cells vibrate and have shown that those frequencies reflect the health of the cells. The research could lead to better medical diagnostics.

Mon, 02/11/2008

The Society of Engineering Science has chosen Subra Suresh, Dean of the School of Engineering and Ford Professor of Engineering, to receive the A.C. Eringen Medal for 2008, one of the highest and most distinguished prizes awarded in recognition of “sustained outstanding achievements in engineering science.”