Leon Trilling

 

Trilling

Contact:

Room E51-093
617-253-7481

trilling@mit.edu

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Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and STS, Emeritus

(Aeronautics and Astronautics and STS)

Leon Trilling received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering, 1944 and Aeronautics, 1948). He taught at the California Institute of Technology and was a Fulbright Scholar in Paris before coming to MIT in 1951. Professor Trilling joined the STS faculty in 1978. He founded the Integrated Studies Program at MIT and co-directed the New Liberal Arts Program. He is a senior staff member of The Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT) at MIT. His research centers on the development of jet propelled airliners and the role of science and mathematics curriculum in the middle school.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT STS
Building E51-185
617-253-4062
stsprogram@mit.edu