Awards, honors and fellowships
Pedro Reis receives Early Career Award from National Science Foundation
January 24, 2014Award will fund continued development of Smart Morphable Surfaces (or Smorphs), a new class of on-demand morphable structures.
Marvin Minsky honored for lifetime achievements in artificial intelligence
January 17, 2014The MIT professor emeritus earns the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for his pioneering work and mentoring role in the field of artificial intelligence.
Robert Langer wins 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
January 15, 2014Langer honored for his discoveries in controlled drug-release systems and new biomaterials; awards ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey to be broadcast Jan. 27
Seeing beauty in a materials science world
January 15, 2014Marshall Scholar Colleen Loynachan tackles materials science problems with a photographer’s perspective.
SA+P receives $1 million grant from Mellon Foundation
January 13, 2014The grant will help create a Global Architecture History Teaching Collaborative.
Anthropologist Manduhai Buyandelger wins the 2013 Levitan Prize in the Humanities
January 6, 2014The $25,000 research grant will go towards supporting the professor's ethnographic study of parliamentary elections in Mongolia.
Crossing disciplines, and international borders
December 17, 2013Rhodes Scholar John Mikhael, who calls both the U.S. and Lebanon home, is also comfortable in many scientific fields.
Grove awarded Geochemical Society's Goldschmidt Award
December 16, 2013EAPS professor Timothy L. Grove has been named a Goldschmidt Medalist by the Geochemical Society for his contributions to Earth and planetary research.
Women's Volleyball Earns Two Academic All-America Honors
December 10, 2013
Sports Shorts for Dec. 9: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 9, 2013Men’s and women’s basketball each win two; indoor track and field opens season at Boston University
MIT Media Lab auditorium named to honor Alexander W. Dreyfoos '54
December 6, 2013
MISTI receives NAFSA's Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award
December 3, 2013
Four MIT seniors win Marshall Scholarships
December 3, 2013Kate Koch, Colleen Loynachan, Kirin Sinha, and Grace Young will study for two years in the UK.
Sports Shorts for Dec. 2: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 2, 2013Men’s swimming and diving earns NEWMAC honors
David Perreault is appointed EECS associate department head
November 27, 2013Munther Dahleh is appointed as acting director of ESD and new organization with focus on socio-technical systems, information and decision systems and statistics.
Dahleh appointed to new roles
November 26, 2013Leading ESD and planning for a potential MIT-wide effort in the areas of socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
November 26, 2013The professors were recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 25: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 25, 2013Women's cross country finishes fifth in NCAA Championships; water polo wraps up season at CWPA Championships
John Mikhael ’13 wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 23, 2013Recent MIT graduate in mathematics, who has also conducted research in neuroscience, will study at Oxford next year.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 18: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 18, 2013Men's and women's cross country advance to national championships; football closes season with win over Coast Guard
Broad Institute launches next decade with new $100 million gift
November 14, 2013Historic pledge from Eli and Edythe Broad to propel institute into a new decade of biomedical discovery to benefit patients.