Faculty and Staff
The MIT faculty instructs undergraduate and graduate students and engages in research. As of October 2012, the Institute's total teaching staff included:
Seventy-eight present and former members of the MIT community have won the Nobel Prize, including nine current faculty members (recognized individually or as part of a team).
Thirty-nine current and former members of the MIT faculty have received the National Medal of Science.
Three present and former members of the faculty have been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Eleven current and former members of the faculty have won the John Bates Clark Medal.
Four present and former members of the MIT community have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Two current faculty members have won the Millennium Technology Prize.
The title of Institute Professor is the highest honor awarded by the faculty and administration at MIT.