Jennifer Chu


Cambridge, MA, USA


MIT News Office


Jennifer Chu covers mechanical engineering, mathematics, physics, aeronautics, astronautics, and earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences as a writer for the MIT News Office.

Latest Posts

A newly discovered type of electronic behavior could help with packing more data into magnetic memory devices.

From a five-layer graphene sandwich, a rare electronic state emerges

MIT engineers identified an unusually absorbent material that could be used for passive cooling or water harvesting in warm climates.

Even as temperatures rise, this hydrogel material keeps absorbing moisture

A quick electric pulse completely flips the material’s electronic properties, opening a route to ultrafast, brain-inspired, superconducting electronics.

Superconductivity switches on and off in "magic-angle" graphene

Their technique could allow chip manufacturers to produce next-generation transistors based on materials other than silicon.

Engineers grow "perfect" atom-thin materials on industrial silicon wafers

The device senses and wirelessly transmits signals related to pulse, sweat, and ultraviolet exposure, without bulky chips or batteries.

Engineers fabricate a chip-free, wireless electronic "skin"

The new design is stackable and reconfigurable, for swapping out and building on existing sensors and neural network processors.

Engineers build LEGO-like artificial intelligence chip