ESD alumna wins Singapore Challenge Prize
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.
Flextronics joins MIT Forum Advisory Board
January 18, 2013One of world’s largest manufacturing and supply chain solutions companies will collaborate with board on industry challenges and opportunities.
James Utterback honored as exemplar of excellence
January 16, 2013Professor was honored by KU Leuven at its bi-annual Leuven International Forum.
MIT students attend international talks on mercury
January 11, 2013Students will blog and tweet about their experiences in Geneva, Switzerland.
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
Three books by MIT authors named to list of 'Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time'
December 18, 2012
System Design and Management student establishes MIT’s first mining club
December 14, 2012Mining, Oil and Gas Club has sparked interest outside of MIT, notes Juan Esteban Montero.
What can logistics do for you?
November 20, 2012In a new book, an MIT professor argues that investment in global transportation hubs can spur a ‘feedback loop’ of regional growth.
Driving drones can be a drag
November 14, 2012Study shows distractions may alleviate boredom and improve drone operators’ performance.
SAP Innovation Center joins the MIT Forum Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board
November 7, 2012
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 6, 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