Awards, honors and fellowships
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 Prize
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.
Whitehead, biology's Gerald Fink chosen to serve as AAAS president-elect
January 25, 2013
Five with ties to MIT earn top IEEE awards
January 22, 2013Beranek, Dennis, Chou, Jacobs and Langer are among 20 recipients recognized for decades of engineering achievements.
Tom Cronan named Athletic Trainer of the Year
January 17, 2013MIT's director of sports medicine honored by his peers from the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts.
James Utterback honored as exemplar of excellence
January 16, 2013Professor was honored by KU Leuven at its bi-annual Leuven International Forum.
MIT researchers win Pyke Johnson Award
January 15, 2013Karplus, Paltsev honored for their study on the impacts of vehicle efficiency standards.
Clark and Sollins receive Test of Time Award
January 14, 2013MIT researchers honored for their paper 'Tussle in Cyberspace: Defining Tomorrow’s Internet.'
Susan Solomon wins international climate award
January 14, 2013MIT professor honored by BBVA for discovering links between atmosphere, climate and human activity.
Sports Shorts for Jan. 14: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 14, 2013Men’s volleyball ranked in preseason top-10; Sailing team 10th in Rose Bowl Regatta.
Smithsonian recognizes MIT research on water desalination technology
January 9, 2013Magazine ranks nanoporous graphene as one of the top five surprising scientific milestones of 2012.
Guaranteed delivery — in ad hoc networks
January 9, 2013A new algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks is faster than its predecessors but, unlike them, guarantees delivery.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Algorithms, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Students, Ad hoc networks, distributed algorithms, Decentralized networks, Gossip algorithms, Communications protocols, Research
AIAA honors David Mindell for ‘Digital Apollo’
January 8, 2013MIT professor’s book earns Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.
Sports Shorts for Jan. 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 7, 2013Men’s basketball opens conference play with victory; Faculty Athletics Rep. Hank Smith honored by NFF
President Obama announces intent to appoint Esther Duflo to Global Development Council
January 3, 2013MIT development economist nominated for presidential policy council.
Recent Course X grad named one of Forbes magazine's '30 Under 30'
December 26, 2012Pedro Valencia PhD '12 honored for drug research.
Chisholm, Langer awarded nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
December 21, 2012Two MIT professors are awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.