Awards, honors and fellowships
Simons Center for the Social Brain offering seed grants, postdoc fellowships
July 26, 2012Deadline for application is August 31.
MIT volleyball receives AVCA Team Academic Award
July 25, 2012
DARPA and NIH to fund ‘human body on a chip’ research
July 24, 2012MIT-led team to receive up to $32 million from DARPA and NIH to develop technology that could accelerate pace and efficiency of pharmaceutical testing.
Three MIT faculty named Simons Investigators
July 24, 2012Goldwasser, Guionnet and Seidel are among 21 researchers selected.
Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
MIT OpenCourseWare selected as one of best free reference websites for 2012
July 23, 2012American Library Association honors OCW alongside other rich online reference resources, including Google Art Project and World Databank.
Berger named ISCB fellow
July 16, 2012Applied mathematics, computer science professor honored for contributions in computational biology and bioinformatics.
Matthew Orosz awarded Echoing Green Fellowship to further off-grid energy work
July 5, 2012Newly minted MIT PhD selected for two-year social entrepreneurship fellowship.
Richard wins 2012 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award
July 5, 2012
Essmart Global awarded grand prize in Dell Social Innovation Competition
June 15, 2012MIT IDEAS Global Challenge team wins $50,000 in international competition.
Glen Urban, former MIT Sloan dean, retires to focus on research; leaves behind $1 million gift
June 11, 2012Establishes a PhD marketing fellowship at the school
Physicist and entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Quake honored with $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2012Recognized for biomedical discoveries and commercialization of inventions revolutionizing human health
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
Sports Shorts for May 22: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 22, 2012Mangrum Selected All-Region; Taylor Named New England Coach of the Year.
MIT awarded more than $2 million in NEUP grants, fellowships
May 21, 2012Includes $1.65 million in Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs grants and $450,000 in graduate student fellowships.