MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation launches Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board; Infosys joins board
July 26, 2012Leaders from academia and the technology industry will work together to share ideas and plan ways to help transform U.S. manufacturing.
Portugal’s foreign minister emphasizes commitment to ‘stability’ in Europe
June 7, 2012In MIT talk, Portas underscores country’s intent to stay the course.
Entrepreneurial students dive into product design and development
May 14, 2012Joint MIT-RISD course yields concepts from iPad-friendly backpacks to waste-free sugar.
ESD Interim Director Joseph Sussman discusses the case for complex sociotechnical systems as a new field of study
April 27, 2012Delivers annual Charles L. Miller Lecture
Engineering a safer world
April 23, 2012Workshop explores safety in nuclear power plants, occupational health, aviation and medicine.
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
Companies looking at a more regional approach to manufacturing
February 21, 2012China no longer the obvious choice for manufacturing functions of large U.S.-based companies, paper says
MIT Press book Engineering Systems wins Honorable Mention for 2011 PROSE Award
February 7, 2012
MIT faculty speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos
February 1, 2012Talks explore the mind/machine interface and the science of predicting the economy, among other topics.
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.
MIT researcher: U.S. taking leadership on mercury in the environment
January 20, 2012Noelle Eckley Selin joins the EPA's regional administrator, Curt Spalding, and other public health experts to speak about the EPA's recent Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Also labeled: Air, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Policy, Pollution, Toxins
AgeLab to build living mobility laboratory
January 19, 2012
ESD.00, Introduction to Engineering Systems, offers undergraduates a taste of the real world
November 23, 2011Examines how to tackle problems in large, complex systems such as energy, environment, health care and more.
Second book in new MIT Press Engineering Systems Book Series now available
November 4, 2011
Olin College president discusses engineering education
November 4, 2011Richard Miller discusses innovation in undergraduate teaching, learning.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics
October 26, 2011Vast amounts of solar energy radiate to the Earth constantly, but tapping that energy cost-effectively remains a challenge.
What can make a dent?
October 24, 2011Given the enormous scale of worldwide energy use, there are limited options for achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.