Dahleh appointed to new roles
November 26, 2013Leading ESD and planning for a potential MIT-wide effort in the areas of socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
November 26, 2013The professors were recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Study finds more spending on fire suppression may lead to bigger fires
November 20, 2013Researchers emphasize balancing fire suppression with prevention measures.
Workshop aims to unite research and practice
October 25, 2013MIT Leading Technology and Policy (LTP) Initiative gathers experts from technical and policy communities
MIT researchers seek to create tool to identify sources of foodborne illness outbreaks
October 21, 2013Team receives two-year award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
ESD alumna honored by the World Economic Forum
September 13, 2013Erica Fuchs named to 'Top 40 under 40 Young Scientist' list
Targeting product design for the developing world
August 11, 2013The key, MIT study finds, is designing products that make money for the microentrepreneur.
MIT Portugal program renewed for another five years
July 5, 2013
LINC 2013 explores global technology-enabled learning
June 19, 2013Conference examines realities and potential of online global education
Allocating flu vaccines to maximize number of people remaining healthy
June 14, 2013Research could help prevent millions of people from becoming infected with the next pandemic flu
How seating of FDA committee members might impact their votes
June 11, 2013
Systems Thinking Webinar Series marks milestone
May 3, 2013
Lawrence Bacow speaks on challenges facing higher education
May 2, 2013Former MIT chancellor examines rising costs, digital learning in Charles L. Miller Lecture
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.
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Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day
March 22, 2013Participants discuss how they are 'reimagining the MIT classroom.'
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New rankings acclaim MIT’s graduate programs in engineering, business
March 11, 2013MIT leads in seven engineering disciplines and three business fields, says U.S. News & World Report.
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Leveson and ESD Student Society honored with Martore Awards
March 1, 2013Award recognizes outstanding contributions to an ESD academic program in the areas of education and program development.
Livengood awarded inaugural Daniel and Eva Roos Engineering Systems Dissertation Prize
February 28, 2013New award recognizes outstanding dissertation in the ESD PhD program.
Former banking executive reflects on launch and rise of the ATM
February 28, 2013John Reed talks about the challenges and opportunities of working with a complex sociotechnical system.
Olivier de Weck named editor-in-chief of Systems Engineering
February 12, 2013MIT professor to helm flagship journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
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 BoardSubscribe
January 18, 2013One of world’s largest manufacturing and supply chain solutions companies will collaborate with board on industry challenges and opportunities.