Research shows the success of a bacterial community depends on its shape.
The following faculty members in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning have received awards.
Professor Anne Whiston Spirn has received the International Cosmos Prize.
The Lewis Mumford Prize from the Society of American City and Regional Planning History went to Professor of Urban Studies and History Robert Fogelson .
Assistant Professor Keith Hampton has received the Canadian Policy Research Award.
Associate Professor of Sociology Diane Davis has been named a Carnegie Scholar.
Lecturer William Shutkin has won the 2001 Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 12, 2002.