In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
The Executive Commitee of the MIT Corporation has approved the promotions of 29 assistant professors to associate professor without tenure, effective July 1. Promoted are:
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING
Architecture: Sibel Bozdogan and Ann M. Pendleton-Jullian.
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Aeronautics and Astronautics: Peter Belobaba, Kenneth Breuer and James Paduano.
Chemical Engineering: Linda G. Cima and Jackie Y. Ying.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: M. Frans Kaashoek and Gregory W. Wornell.
Materials Science and Engineering: David C. Dunand.
Mechanical Engineering: Anuradha Annaswamy, Simone Hochgreb and David L. Trumper.
Nuclear Engineering: David G. Cory.
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
Economics: David J. Genesove, Michael Kremer, Thomas Piketty and Lones A. Smith.
History: Elizabeth A. Wood.
Literature: James Buzard.
Political Science: Stephen D. Ansolabehere.
SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
Biology: Chris Kaiser.
Chemistry: Christopher C. Cummins.
Mathematics: Sergey Fomin, Michel Goemans and James G. Propp.
Physics: Leonid Levitov.
WHITAKER COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
Peter C. Dedon.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 15, 1996.