CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
November 15, 2013Vision for department outlined at campus event for civil and environmental engineering alumni
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker
November 12, 2013A champion of market-driven science, trained as an engineer, will address the Class of 2014 on June 6.
Stephen H. Crandall, professor emeritus in MechE, dies at 92
November 8, 2013Crandall remembered for his pioneering work in the field of solid mechanics and random vibrations.
MIT’s Lobby 10 to be renamed in honor of fallen veterans
November 8, 2013Already home to war memorials, central campus location to get official new name: ‘Memorial Lobby.’
Daniel Kleppner named a 2014 Franklin Institute Award laureate
November 6, 2013Emeritus professor honored for contributions in quantum phenomena.
Dower granted major ‘lifetime achievement’ award in history
November 5, 2013MIT professor recognized as ‘pre-eminent scholar’ in East Asian history.
Faculty Highlight: Evelyn Wang
November 4, 2013Device Research Laboratory scientists aim to control changes in phase of gases and liquids to reduce power consumption in heating and cooling systems.
Chemistry Education Office named for Robert J. Silbey
October 31, 2013Speakers at the office’s ribbon-cutting ceremony praised the late chemistry professor for his contributions to science education.
How green is your city? And how do you know?
October 28, 2013In a new book, an engineer and an architect lay out a program for urban development based on the cold hard facts about environmental sustainability.
Jesús del Alamo named director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories
October 28, 2013A faculty member since 1988, del Alamo replaces Vladimir Bulović, who will co-lead the MIT Innovation Initiative.
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Building culture in digital media
October 23, 2013Fox Harrell’s new book presents a ‘manifesto’ detailing how computing can create powerful new forms of expression and culture.
Grimson to assume key role in fundraising campaign; Schmidt to serve as acting provost
October 22, 2013In new capacity, outgoing chancellor will ensure that faculty and student priorities are reflected in the coming capital campaign.
Letter regarding new roles for Grimson, Schmidt
October 22, 2013
It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu
October 21, 2013Even if you missed the two walk-in clinics on campus this month, you can still contact MIT Medical to get a flu shot.
Adrift in a sea of change
October 17, 2013In a new book, MIT historian Rosalind Williams examines the deep tension authors Jules Verne, Robert Louis Stevenson, and William Morris felt about technology.
Peter Fisher named head of the Department of Physics
October 17, 2013A faculty member since 1994, Fisher succeeds Edmund Bertschinger as department head.
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Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.