Awards, honors and fellowships
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.
Historian/physicist David Kaiser wins Physics World’s 'Book of the Year Award'
December 20, 2012Kaiser is the head of MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Physics.
Submissions now open for the Isabelle de Courtivron Prize
December 19, 2012
Three books by MIT authors named to list of 'Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time'
December 18, 2012
Dennis awarded IEEE John von Neumann Medal
December 17, 2012Presented annually for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology
Sports Shorts for Dec. 17: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 17, 2012Phillips named MAC Shooter of the Month; Desmaris named Regional Coach of the Year
Sports Shorts for Dec. 10: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 10, 2012Kuo, Lewis named soccer All-Americans; Silva named Regional Coach of the Year
Physics receives 2012 APS award for improving undergraduate physics education
December 7, 2012One of four institutions recognized
Sanergy, led by Legatum Center alumni fellows, wins social innovation award
December 5, 2012Aims to develop sustainable sanitation services in urban slums