Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Using novel computational approaches, graduate student Sean Liu develops better tools for analyzing data.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~8 min
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Postdoc Cristina Rea's detour into banking provides a new route back to plasma research.
July 2, 2018 • ~7 min
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Graduate student Elena Sobrino looks beyond the headlines to study interactions between the city’s people and institutions.
June 24, 2018 • ~8 min
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Graduate student Alexa Aguilar helps tiny satellites communicate and builds connections in her academic community.
June 22, 2018 • ~8 min
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PhD candidate and Amazon Robotics Challenge winner Maria Bauza helps to improve how robots interact with the world.
June 12, 2018 • ~5 min
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Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems.
June 12, 2018 • ~8 min
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A new daughter helped Alejandra Falla PhD ’18 gain perspective on life — and her tiny MIT regalia stole the show at Commencement.
June 12, 2018 • ~5 min
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Using diamond dust and laser light to control atomic spin, Ashok Ajoy PhD ’16 pursues alternatives to costly conventional imaging technologies.
June 11, 2018 • ~7 min
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Candis Callison SM ’02, PhD ’10, professor and journalist, tells doctoral graduates they can “shift society” for the better.
June 7, 2018 • ~6 min
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