MIT team finds that the ratio of component atoms is vital to performance.
The Executive Commitee of the MIT Corporation has approved the promotions of 22 assistant professors to associate professor without tenure, effective July 1. Two others received promotions that became effective July 1, 1996. Promoted are:
School of Architecture and Planning
Architecture: Julie Dorsey.
School of Engineering
Aeronautics and Astronautics: Hugh L. McManus and Ian A. Waitz.
Civil and Envionmental Engineering: Christopher K.Y. Leung.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Duane S. Boning, Steven B. Leeb and Mitchell D. Trott.
Materials Science and Engineering: Anne M. Mayes.
School of Humanities and Social Science
Anthropology: Hugh Gusterson (1996).
Economics: K. Daron Acemoglu, Jushan Bai and Dora Costa.
Music and Theater Arts: Janet Sonenberg.
Program in Science, Technology and Society: Evelynn M. Hammonds.
Writing and Humanistic Studies: Susanne Klingenstein.
School of Management
J. Nicholas Ziegler (1996).
School of Science
Biology: Tania A. Baker.
Brain and Cognitive Sciences: Edward A.F. Gibson.
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences: Chris J. Marone, Jochem Marotzke and Maureen E. Raymo.
Mathematics: Bonnie A. Berger.
Physics: Samir D. Mathur and Boleslaw Wyslouch.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 30, 1997.