Awards, honors and fellowships
Arts at MIT add an artistic boost to the Institute’s entrepreneurial scrum
May 16, 2013New $10,000 Creative Arts Competition to reward best arts-focused business plan
D-Lab Scale-Ups awards funds to three MIT social entrepreneurs
May 16, 2013Shawn Wen ‘13, Kevin Cedrone SM ’10 PhD ‘13 and Sumana Shrestha MBA ‘13 to join the Phase I Fellowship Program
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Collaboration, Deshpande Center, Electrical engineering and electronics, Entrepreneurship, Global, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Mechanical engineering, Media Lab, Skoltech, Startups, Student life, Students, Undergraduate
Water purification process named 'Technology Idol of the Year'
May 15, 2013Humidification-dehumidification (HDH) carrier gas extraction process developed by researchers at MIT.
Four MIT professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 13, 2013Field, Kac, Vogan and Walker bring to 76 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.
Sports Shorts for May 13: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 13, 2013Baseball wins ECAC championship, earns at-large bid to NCAA Tournament; Barlow and Williams awarded NEWMAC Coach of the Year honors
Grant to fund nanotech therapies for traumatic brain injuries
May 10, 2013MIT’s Sangeeta Bhatia is part of the research team funded by the $6 million DARPA grant.
CSAIL graduate honored with ACM award
May 7, 2013Shyamnath Gollakota recognized for work with wireless interference
Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems
Sports Shorts for May 6: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 6, 2013Zhang named NEWMAC Athlete of the Year in tennis; Perez, Cornwell named to Capital One Academic All-District Team for baseball
2013-14 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 2, 201331st class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
MIT Steel Bridge team wins first place in regional contest
May 1, 2013Though delayed by the Boston-area lockdown, the competition was held at MIT on April 20
Inventors honored for bringing life-saving health solutions to the developing world
May 1, 2013Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.
NSE-led teams sweep energy innovation contest
April 30, 2013Future Energy @ MIT pitch competition focuses on finding solutions to the world’s energy challenges
Sports Shorts for April 29: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 29, 2013Men’s and women’s track and field, men's tennis all capture NEWMAC titles; Hohenberger and Chang named All-Americans in volleyball
Simchi-Levi honored by Production and Operations Management Society
April 26, 2013Publication cites CEE professor's contributions to theoretical and practical aspects of supply-chain management
Amy Smith named one of 'Boston's Most Influential Women'
April 26, 2013D-Lab founder and co-director recognized by the Women of the Harvard Club Committee
Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Also labeled: Biology, Brain and cognitive sciences, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Earth and atmospheric sciences, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Linguistics, Management, McGovern Institute, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Philosophy, Physics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Ed Boyden shares Gabbay Award with optogenetics researchers
April 22, 2013
Nackoul wins overall title at weightlighting championship
April 22, 2013Michael Nackoul ’13 took the top prize in the 85-kilo class at the University National Weightlifting Championship
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software