Awards, honors and fellowships
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
Sports Shorts for March 11: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
March 11, 2013Field hockey has top GPA among Division III teams; Phillips and Wright gain postseason honors for rifle
Two earn School of Science teaching awards
March 7, 2013Kelner, Mavalvala honored for undergraduate education
MIT field hockey team receives academic accolades
March 6, 2013Recorded the highest grade point average in Division III and had 11 student-athletes earn a spot on the National Academic Squad
Allen Family Foundation grants Gore $1.5 million for research
March 5, 2013
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
Sports Shorts for March 4: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
March 4, 2013Tashman named NEWMAC Athlete of the Year for men’s basketball; men's tennis remains undefeated
Livengood awarded inaugural Daniel and Eva Roos Engineering Systems Dissertation Prize
February 28, 2013New award recognizes outstanding dissertation in the ESD PhD program.
Demaine named Presburger Award recipient
February 25, 2013Professor Erik Demaine was cited for his contributions to computational geometry and data structures.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 25: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 25, 2013Shin, Paturu win New England fencing titles; Kates named Academic All-American
Award recognizes students' commitment to public service
February 21, 2013The Priscilla King Gray Award is inspired by namesake's legacy of service and volunteerism at MIT and surrounding communities.
Chandrakasan honored at ISSCC’s 60th Plenary Session
February 20, 2013Anantha P. Chandrakasan earns prestigious award for outstanding contributions to his field.
Six MIT researchers win Sloan Research Fellowships
February 19, 2013MIT researchers specializing in economics, mathematics, chemistry and physics are among 126 selected.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Sports Shorts for Feb. 19: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 19, 2013MIT swimming and diving teams win NEWMAC championships; men's indoor track and field wins New England Division III title; men’s basketball shares NEWMAC regular season trophy
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.