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IAP 2012 Schedule for Mon Jan 23

07:30 AM
Adult Efficient Freestyle- Mon/Thu Morning Cancelled 

09:00 AM
Health and Wellness Innovation 2012 - Come hack to save healthcare  (to 06:00 PM)    MIT Media Lab
Introduction to Machine Tools  (to 11:00 AM)    4-131B
Science Policy Bootcamp  (to 03:00 PM)    Location TBA

09:30 AM
Dr. Matlab---An introductory course to Matlab via Mathematics and vice versa  (to 11:30 AM)    37-312
Introduction to Metal Casting  (to 11:30 AM)    8-014

10:00 AM
Build a Small Radar System Capable of Sensing Range, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging  (to 12:00 PM)    4-153
Computational Tools for Engineers in Research and Practice: Tutorials and Seminars: Mathworks (including Matlab)  (to 03:30 PM)    See EECS schedule
FT-IR Microspectroscopy at CMSE  (to 01:00 PM)    13-2137
Individual Consultations at the Writing and Communication Center    Location unavailable
Mobile Virtualization: Smartphones with Multiple Personalities: Introduction to Virtualization & ARM CPU Virtualization  (to 12:00 PM)    32-124
The MathWorks Sessions: Parallel Computing with MATLAB  (to 12:30 PM)    4-163
Using Radar Measurements of Weather to Make Air Travel Safer and More Efficient Cancelled 

10:30 AM
Career: Business Schools  (to 12:00 PM)    E51-372
Leadership in the 21st Century: Activating the Power within, Aligning with the Possibilities Ahead  (to 12:30 PM)    E51-149

11:00 AM
Cold Fusion 101: Introduction to Excess Power in Fleischmann-Pons Experiments  (to 12:30 PM)    4-145 Mon -Thurs
Intro to Synthetic Biology: Engineering Biological Circuits    Location unavailable
Practically Genomic  (to 01:00 PM)    14N-132

12:00 PM
"An MIT's Employee's Introduction to Career Development"  (to 01:30 PM)    TBA
2012 EAPS Lecture Series: From Measurements to Models in the Earth System: Geology Model Studies: An exhumation history of continents over billion-year time scales  (to 01:00 PM)    54-915
American Jiu Jitsu Grappling Regimen  (to 01:00 PM)    W32-124
Basic Mediation Skills Workshop - 32 hour training  (to 05:30 PM)    TBA
Busy Bag Swap for kids 2.5-4 years    Location unavailable
MIT Writers' Group  (to 01:00 PM)    12-134
Orientation Leader/Associate Advisor: Information Session  (to 01:00 PM)    4-149
Polymathy: The World in 10 Curves  (to 04:00 PM)    8-119
The Feynman Films: The Relation of Mathematics to Physics  (to 01:30 PM)    6-120
Want Leadership Experience?  (to 01:00 PM)    4-149

12:30 PM
Medical Imaging: Seeing What Makes You Sick  (to 02:00 PM)    36-462 (Allen Room)

01:00 PM
An Introduction to Jet Propulsion -- Gas Turbine Engine Fundamentals and Hands-On Lab for Freshmen  (to 05:00 PM)    Gas Turbine Lab
Build a Small Phased Array Radar System Capable of Imaging Moving Targets  (to 03:00 PM)    4-153
Getting a Grant from the Council for the Arts at MIT  (to 02:00 PM)    E15-283
Introduction to Welding  (to 04:00 PM)    8-014
Paper-Based Electronics for Creative Expression  (to 06:00 PM)    E14-548
Pleasures of Poetry  (to 02:00 PM)    14E-304
Technological Change and Breakthroughs on Electricity Generation and Supply Cancelled 
The Great Recession in Historical Perspective  (to 02:30 PM)    E51-335
The History and Physics of Nuclear Weapons: The History and Physics of the Genesis of Nuclear Weapons  (to 02:00 PM)    4-231

01:30 PM
MIT Physics Lecture Series:c

Blasts from the Past: Dissecting Supernovae in the Nearby Universe  (to 02:30 PM)    6-120
The MathWorks Sessions: Advanced Graphics and Visualization in MATLAB  (to 03:30 PM)    4-163

02:00 PM
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshops: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  (to 04:00 PM)    14N-132
Looking for the First Stars with a New Radio Telescope in Western Australia  (to 02:30 PM)    Marlar: 37-252
Making the Most of Your Presentation  (to 04:00 PM)    32-123
Writing with Integrity: Composing Original Ideas in Conversation with Experts  (to 04:00 PM)    4-159

02:30 PM
Beginning Screenwriting  (to 04:00 PM)    E15-335
The Space Nanotechnology Lab: High Resolution X-Ray Optics with Nanometer Precision  (to 03:00 PM)    Marlar: 37-252

03:00 PM
A Sampling of Careers in Biology: Government and Policy Panel  (to 04:00 PM)    68-181
Awesome Build Party  (to 05:00 AM)    2-136
Five Emigre Directors and the Rise of Film Noir: The Spiral Staircase (1945)  (to 05:00 PM)    2-105
Learn Massage  (to 05:00 PM)    W59

03:15 PM
Tour of the Space Nanotechnology Lab  (to 04:00 PM)    Marlar: 37-252

03:30 PM
Practice Makes Perfect: Group Mock Interviews  (to 05:00 PM)    4-145

05:00 PM
Modern Programming Language Design  (to 07:00 PM)    4-231
Re-imagining the World in 2050: Equity, Action and Targets  (to 06:30 PM)    2-105
Shotokan Karate IAP Training  (to 07:00 PM)    DuPont Multipurpose
Techno-Kosher  (to 06:00 PM)    W11 Comm. Dining Rm.
The Internet Shouldn't Work: Networking 101  (to 07:00 PM)    1-115

05:30 PM
Adult Intro to Swimming Basics - Mon/Wed evening  (to 06:15 PM)    Alumni Pool
Introduction to Screen Printing  (to 07:15 PM)    w20-427
Pre-Natal Swim Course - Monday Evening  (to 06:15 PM)    Zesiger Pool

06:00 PM
Islamic Theology: Scripture and Prophethood  (to 07:30 PM)    1-132

06:30 PM
AMITA Woman-to-Woman - Mentoring, Networking, and more  (to 09:00 PM)    10-105

07:00 PM
Basic Bike Mechanics  (to 09:00 PM)    36-153
Introduction to Contract Bridge  (to 09:30 PM)    4-149
Programming in C  (to 09:00 PM)    4-237
Programming in Haskell  (to 08:30 PM)    4-237 (updated)
The Life and Death of Tim Burton: Ed Wood  (to 09:30 PM)    3-133

07:15 PM
Kokikai Aikido IAP Practice  (to 09:00 PM)    Dupont Wrestling Rm

07:30 PM
Caffeinated Crash Course in PHP  (to 09:30 PM)    4-231
Change Ringing on Handbells  (to 10:00 PM)    5-232
Life Drawing  (to 10:30 PM)    w20-427
MIT Ballroom Dance IAP Workshops: Tango  (to 09:00 PM)    Lobdell
Monday Beginning Clay  (to 10:00 PM)    w20-431

09:00 PM
Introduction to American Jiu Jitsu Self Defense  (to 11:00 PM)    Wrestling Room
Lion Dance: Open Practice  (to 10:00 PM)    Walker Basement

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