Awards, honors and fellowships
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.
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
Olivier de Weck named editor-in-chief of Systems Engineering
February 12, 2013MIT professor to helm flagship journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering
Sports Shorts for Feb. 11: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 11, 2013Tashman, Low earn NEWMAC Player of the Week honors; men's volleyball wins at Mount Ida
MIT engineers elected to national academy
February 7, 2013Three engineers are among this year’s 69 new National Academy of Engineering members.
MISTI Global Seed Funds 2012-13 winners announced
February 5, 2013
Undergraduate contributes to fusion reactor advancement
February 4, 2013Jake Jurewicz, a nuclear science and engineering-physics double major, received a fellowship to develop new simulation and visualization software at the National Fusion Facility in California.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 4: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 4, 2013Men’s and women’s basketball both go 2-0 for the week; Burton, Kates earn Academic All-District honors
MIT researchers honored for 'Revealing Invisible Changes'
February 1, 2013CSAIL team recognized by National Science Foundation for video that catches motions too subtle for the naked eye.
ESD alumna wins Singapore Challenge PrizeSubscribe
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.