MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2017 Schedule for January 18

Activity Title Location Special Meeting Info

07:00 AM

Learning Squash: The Fundamentals Zesiger Squash Court
Multi-Sport Training Alumni Spin & Pool

08:00 AM

Intermediate Squash Zesiger Squash Court

08:30 AM

Boxing Technique Alumni Wang Studio

09:00 AM

Bamboo Bicycle Frame Making Workshop MIT IDC wear clothes that can get dirty; bring music!
Developing Brain-Computer Interfaces for Art and Well-Being E15-341 (TBC) bring laptop w/Bluetooth.
How to Design Electric Vehicles - Lab IDC, N52-3rd Floor
Idle Idols: Small Ceramic Figures W20-431 Dress in comfortable clothes that can get dirty
Lag-User Method: Using Late Adopters as a Source of Innovative Ideas 2-135
MIT Bio-Maker Workshop 1-190

10:00 AM

Hacking the Holodeck: An Introduction to Touch and Virtual Reality IDC N52 3rd floor Bring laptop with Unity and Arduino IDE installed
Individual Consultations at the WCC (Writing and Communication Center) E18-233
Wikipedia 101: How to be a media literate citizen 4-251 Bring your laptop

10:30 AM

Enameling: Fused Glass on Metal 4-006
Energy Policy in the context of Climate Change: the case of Mexico E40-496 Pye Conf Rm
Finding gene info & more: a tour of the NCBI "omics" network 14N-132 DIRC bring your laptop
Materials Characterization Techniques and Principles I Location TBD

11:00 AM

Quantitative Biology McGovern Auditorium in Whitehead Institute, 9 Cambridge Center

12:00 PM

Fundamentals of Retirement Income Planning W20-307, Mezzanine

12:30 PM

Jewish Wisdom for Political Activism W-11 Lunch will be served

01:00 PM

Climate Action Hands On: Harnessing Science with Communities to Cut Carbon 4-153
Collaborative Design and Creative Expression with Arduino MIcrocontrollers 13-4101 bring laptop
Collaborative Sculpture: The Politics of Collective and Social Artistic Practice W20-425 bring laptop and/or sketchbook
Design Lab: You 4-402
Hands-On Holography Beaverworks NE45-202 Bring laptop with MATLAB installed
Handset Printing at the Beaver Press Print Shop Barker Library Signup; link below.
Introduction to neuron population recording methods 46-3189
Learn to Build Your Own Videogame with the Unity Game Engine and Microsoft Kinect 13-3101 bring laptop
MIT Language Conversation Exchange presents: Lunch around the World 16-644
Patent Searching Fundamentals 2017 14N-132
Pleasures of Poetry 2017 14E-304
Program Fuzzing Derby BeaverWorks NE45-201
RACECAR: Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-Steering Robot 32-081
Transformative Appetite E14-240

01:30 PM

How to Design Electric Vehicles - Lecture 32-155
Introduction to Entrepreneurship - Internet of Things Applied to Healthcare 8-205 bring laptop and phone
Sampling of Careers in Biology 68-181

02:00 PM

A Look Inside the Human Brain using Modern Imaging Technologies 46-3015
CMSE Introduction to Surface Analysis Part 1: Auger Electron Spectroscopy and XPS 13-2137
Contemporary Military Topics (series) E40-496 Lucian Pye Conf Rm
Data Management: File Organization 14N-132 (DIRC)
Fabricating Electronic Tattoos (FULL with FULL WAITLIST!) E15-341 Bring laptop
Interactive Fiction Readings 14E-310
Learn to Program via a 'Less is More' Approach 34-302
Patent Law Fundamentals E51-151
Quick Intro to Designing Feedback Controllers 38-530 Circuits Lab Bring laptop

03:00 PM

File Organization drop-in consultations 14N-132 (DIRC)
LinkedIn Lab - GECD E19-202 Bring your laptop.
Mars Settlement Workshop, Mission Design E62-221
Media for Movement Building: Making Podcasts about Urban Planning in East Boston 9-217 Students will need to bring their own laptops
Micro Drone Vehicle Racing and Course Design : Build, Fly, and Pop Up Infrastructure Design N52-373G
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? 24-615

03:30 PM

A Look Inside the Human Brain using Modern Imaging Technologies 46-1147
American Sign Language Beginner Class on-campus TBD

04:00 PM

Defense R&D and the Military-Industrial Complex: Science and National Priorities 4-163 CANCELLED DUE TO MEDICAL EMERGENCY.
Media Lab Director's Fellows Sheila Hayman's Documentary Film Festival E14 3rd fl Atrium
Why the Electoral College, which has succeeded so well, including in 1888 and 2000, failed in 2016. 37-252

04:30 PM

Super Bowls A W20-431

05:00 PM

Choose the BEST Opportunity in a Robust Job Market! 34-401A
Current issues in SSL and TLS 4-237
Startups, Coding, and a Contest 32-141

05:30 PM

Beginning Oil Painting Workshop B W20-425
Hacking a Software Interview -- Mastering Programming Interview Questions 32-155

06:00 PM

Career negotiation 2: Become an expert negotiator to jump-start your job search and career advancement 5-233
Customer Financing and Other Creative Ways to Fund Your New Venture 32-144

06:30 PM

Active Shooter/Violent Intruder Awareness & Response Training 4-153

07:00 PM

Engineering Communication with GD&T 32-124
Phenomenology of Superconductivity 4-163
The Heretic's Club: Somewhere between Faith and Atheism (Dinner) 5-231

07:30 PM

Aikido W32 squash court 2
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons 50 Walker Memorial
Super Bowls B W20-431

08:00 PM

Digital to Analog B&W Photography W20-425
Israeli Folk Dancing Sala de Puerto Rico