Books and authors
All the difference in the world
March 23, 2012In new book, economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson assert that above all else, political institutions — not culture or natural resources — determine the wealth of nations.
Q&A with Rosalind Williams on history in the age of human empire
February 27, 2012New book examines the critical juncture when human endeavors began to dominate the planet.
National Engineers Week: A Q&A with Richard de Neufville
February 24, 2012On engineering design and the book 'Flexibility in Engineering Design'
National Engineers Week: A Q&A with Olivier de Weck
February 22, 2012On engineering systems and the book Engineering Systems: Meeting Human Needs in a Complex Technological World
MIT Press book Engineering Systems wins Honorable Mention for 2011 PROSE Award
February 7, 2012
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Third book in new MIT Press Engineering Systems Book Series now available
January 25, 2012Engineering a Safer World: Systems Thinking Applied to Safety by Nancy Leveson
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
How to kick-start new energy technologies
December 22, 2011Three-year study produces proposals for boosting energy innovation to meet growing demand, curb global warming.
Vegan chef and author dishes on healthy food and dining at MIT
December 8, 20113 Questions with a Bon Appétit chef visiting campus this week to showcase vegan cooking in the dining halls and dorm kitchens.
MIT Sloan professor and alumnus earn places on year-end best books list
December 6, 2011
IPC Forum on Energy Innovation
November 22, 2011New ways of developing clean, reliable, affordable U.S. energy supplies
Samuels receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
November 7, 2011Japanese government honors political scientist for significant contributions to scholarship and promoting friendly relations.
Second book in new MIT Press Engineering Systems Book Series now available
November 4, 2011
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest