MIT-Boeing educational collaboration aims to scale learning in additive manufacturing | MIT News

New online course will enable professionals to invent and implement innovative 3-D-printing applications.

MIT Open Learning • mit
April 12, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  online-learning  3-d-printing  additive-manufacturing  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  classes-and-programs  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  office-of-open-learning  engineering-systems  edx  mit-professional-education

Incorporating humanity into a systems mindset | MIT News

Grad student and Air National Guard officer Elizabeth Bieler combines systems design and management studies with engineering and volunteer projects.

Bridget E. Begg | Office of Graduate Education • mit
March 23, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  women-in-stem  profile  students  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  sloan-school-of-management  security-studies-and-military  volunteering-outreach-public-service  engineering-systems  systems-design

Evading in-flight lightning strikes | MIT News

MIT study shows electrically charging planes would reduce their risk of being struck by lightning.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
March 8, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  research  weather  drones  school-of-engineering  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  engineering-systems

Danielle Wood joins Media Lab faculty | MIT News

MIT alumna is establishing a new research group aimed at harnessing space engineering to improve life on Earth.

MIT Media Lab • mit
Aug. 28, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  poverty  nasa  space-exploration  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  alumniae  faculty  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  developing-countries  satellites  space-astronomy-and-planetary-science  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences  engineering-systems

Study: For food-waste recycling, policy is key | MIT News

Successful programs aren’t limited to well-off towns with strong environmental movements.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 17, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  climate-change  energy  environment  greenhouse-gases  infrastructure  renewable-energy  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  idss  dmse  engineering-systems

Study: Technological progress alone won’t stem resource use | MIT News

Researchers find no evidence of an overall reduction in the world’s consumption of materials.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 19, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  sustainability  environment  pollution  development  economics  research  behavioral-economics  invention  school-of-engineering  technology-and-society  idss  engineering-systems  efficiency

Driverless platoons | MIT News

Analysis finds autonomous trucks that drive in packs could save time and fuel.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 20, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  energy  autonomous-vehicles  transportation  automobiles  school-of-engineering  technology-and-society  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  engineering-systems

Meeting of the minds for machine intelligence | MIT News

Industry leaders, computer scientists, and venture capitalists gather to discuss how smarter computers are remaking our world.

Alison F. Takemura | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science • mit
Nov. 22, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  machine-learning  data  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  special-events-and-guest-speakers  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids  analytics  engineering-systems

Professor Emeritus Jay Forrester, digital computing and system dynamics pioneer, dies at 98 | MIT News

The inventor of an early form of RAM had an outsized influence on organizational dynamics, supply chains, and sustainability.

Zach Church | MIT Sloan School of Management • mit
Nov. 19, 2016 ~6 min

Tags:  sustainability  global-warming  supply-chains  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-technology  sloan-school-of-management  faculty  alumnaiae  business-and-management  computer-modeling  obituaries  engineering-systems

With new model, buildings may “sense” internal damage | MIT News

System predicts how MIT’s tallest structure responds to vibrations, may help monitor stress over time.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 18, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  sustainability  architecture  research  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  algorithms  campus-buildings-and-architecture  civil-and-environmental-engineering  computer-modeling  eaps  engineering-systems

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