Awards, honors and fellowships
Sports Shorts for May 6: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 6, 2013Zhang named NEWMAC Athlete of the Year in tennis; Perez, Cornwell named to Capital One Academic All-District Team for baseball
2013-14 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 2, 201331st class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
MIT Steel Bridge team wins first place in regional contest
May 1, 2013Though delayed by the Boston-area lockdown, the competition was held at MIT on April 20
Inventors honored for bringing life-saving health solutions to the developing world
May 1, 2013Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.
NSE-led teams sweep energy innovation contest
April 30, 2013Future Energy @ MIT pitch competition focuses on finding solutions to the world’s energy challenges
Sports Shorts for April 29: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 29, 2013Men’s and women’s track and field, men's tennis all capture NEWMAC titles; Hohenberger and Chang named All-Americans in volleyball
Simchi-Levi honored by Production and Operations Management Society
April 26, 2013Publication cites CEE professor's contributions to theoretical and practical aspects of supply-chain management
Amy Smith named one of 'Boston's Most Influential Women'
April 26, 2013D-Lab founder and co-director recognized by the Women of the Harvard Club Committee
Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Also labeled: Biology, Brain and cognitive sciences, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Earth and atmospheric sciences, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Linguistics, Management, McGovern Institute, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Philosophy, Physics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Ed Boyden shares Gabbay Award with optogenetics researchers
April 22, 2013
Nackoul wins overall title at weightlighting championship
April 22, 2013Michael Nackoul ’13 took the top prize in the 85-kilo class at the University National Weightlifting Championship
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
MISTI to receive NAFSA 2013 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award
April 16, 2013Program honored for innovation in higher education
Sports Shorts for April 16: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 16, 2013Co-ed sailing team qualifies for ICSA National Semifinals; track and field teams sweep Quad Meet titles
Markus Buehler named recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Award
April 11, 2013Recognized for innovations using computational science to understand mechanical properties of biological and bio-inspired materials.
Indyk and Katabi win top ACM honors
April 9, 2013Professors recognized for their contributions to computer science
Sports Shorts for April 8: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 8, 2013Ubellacker featured in Sports Illustrated's ‘Faces in the Crowd’; track teams capture Engineer's Cup titles
NASA selects MIT-led TESS project for 2017 mission
April 5, 2013$200 million project will launch telescopes to perform full-sky search for transiting exoplanets.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
Obama hosts Dresselhaus, Graybiel and Luu in Oval Office
April 1, 2013The three MIT scientists are among six winners of the 2012 Kavli Prizes to visit the White House.
Polz to receive the American Society for Microbiology’s Elanco Award
March 29, 2013Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, who studies wild microbial communities, is the first ecologist to be selected.