MIT Faculty Newsletter  
Vol. XXIX No. 2
November / December 2016
A Message From MIT Faculty
Affirming Our Shared Values
Resisting Anti-Science Stances
of the New Administration
Can A University Become Carbon Neutral?
On Gracious Professionalism
Skoltech – A Personal and
Professional Journey
Evolution of Schools, Departments,
and Centers at MIT
Susan L. Lindquist
George Rathjens
An Institute-Wide Festival of Learning
Do you have unreleased software projects you’d like to clean up and release as open source, but don’t have time?
Spread the Joy of Giving
This Holiday Season
The Alumni Class Funds Seek Proposals for
Teaching and Education Enhancements
¡¡¡Retired Faculty Alert!!!
Improving Institute Faculty Meetings
On Gender Differences in Submitting Admissions Maker Portfolios
Access MIT and Transit Commuter Benefits
Keep Up the Good Work
Campus Research Expenditures FY 1997–2016
MIT Research Expenditures FY 1940–2015
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Do you unreleased software projects you'd like to clean up and release as open source, but don't have time?


Or maybe you uploaded a code dump to GitHub, but no one noticed it?

This spring’s 6.S194 Open Source Entrepreneurship class can provide you with an opportunity to get your open source project going. We are looking for groups with unreleased or undeveloped software projects with potential. Student groups will develop your code dumps into useful open source projects through the entire project lifecycle, from requirements collection through coding to documentation and community outreach. This is an opportunity to convert “research-quality” tools and systems into practical, documented, and helpful open source projects. You need to provide a mentor (a graduate student or a post-doc) to meet weekly with the students developing your project to bootstrap project-specific knowledge and set goals. Your UROPs who are willing to take the class and work on your project are also welcomed.

Interested groups should contact Saman Amarasinghe and Jeffrey Bosboom with a brief description of the project’s current state and goals and the name and contact information of the mentor.

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