Third annual Science Slam becomes first virtual Research Slam

Nine biology alumni had just three minutes and one slide to awe the audience and judges.

Raleigh McElvery | Department of Biology • mit
May 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: chemistry biology research school-of-science alumniae special-events-and-guest-speakers academic-contests-and-competitions

Can financial disclosure of climate risk accelerate climate action?

Online panel discussion hosted by MIT explores best practices for mitigating climate-related risk.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
April 16, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: finance sustainability climate-change environment climate industry policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases emissions research special-events-and-guest-speakers sloan-school-of-management mit-energy-initiative joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change oil-and-gas


The new front against antibiotic resistance

Deborah Hung shares research strategies to combat tuberculosis as part of the Department of Biology's IAP seminar series on microbes in health and disease.

Lucy Jakub | Department of Biology • mit
Jan. 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: bacteria biology antibiotics broad-institute data microbes disease research drug-development school-of-science special-events-and-guest-speakers independent-activities-period


Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact

At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Oct. 29, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: education teaching agriculture graduate research invention community students mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering alumniae special-events-and-guest-speakers biological-engineering academics desalination postdoctoral j-wafs

IDSS hosts inaugural Learning for Dynamics and Control conference

L4DC explored an emerging scientific area at the intersection of real-time physical data, machine learning, control theory, and optimization.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
July 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: robotics machine-learning data research autonomous-vehicles transportation school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs special-events-and-guest-speakers laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids civil-and-environmental-engineering systems and-society institute-for-data

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond

Third annual MIT Statistics and Data Science conference gathers a growing interdisciplinary community of researchers and practitioners.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
May 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: economics statistics data research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs special-events-and-guest-speakers school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences algorithms idss mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing


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