Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry

Spanish conquerors depended on indigenous expertise to keep up their munitions supplies, archaeologists have found.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 31, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: history social-sciences latin-america research metals mexico school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering dmse

Breaking up with political brokers, citizens may find electoral independence | MIT News

Doctoral student Tesalia Rizzo tests methods for thwarting middlemen who pose a substantial barrier to democratic representation in Mexico and other nations.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
April 17, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  profile  research  government  students  mexico  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  international-initiatives  political-science

A deep dive into the effects of trade | MIT News

MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 4, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  poverty  development  economics  food  profile  social-sciences  india  research  egypt  mexico  faculty  developing-countries  shass  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  pakistan

Tech and Tec: Nanoscale international engagement | MIT News

Monterrey Tec Chairman José Antonio Fernández Carbajal tours MIT.nano during his first meeting as the newest member of the MIT Corporation.

Tina Gilman | MIT.nano • mit
Nov. 2, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  mexico  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  international-initiatives  campus-buildings-and-architecture  collaboration  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  mitnano

Targeted, crowdsourced aid for Mexican earthquake victims | MIT News

MIT team’s online platform links those who need aid with those who can help. (Este artículo está disponible en español.)

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Sept. 24, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  earthquakes  natural-disasters  latin-america  mexico  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  disaster-response  crowdsourcing

The U.S. and Mexico: What’s the way forward? | MIT News

MIT event offers look at how U.S.-Mexico relations could revive.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 15, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  politics  immigration  latin-america  government  mexico  special-events-and-guest-speakers  business-and-management  security-studies-and-military  political-science  misti  center-for-international-studies  shass  international-relations

Mexico City “Better World” event showcases the MIT community in Latin America | MIT News

Guest speakers offer stories of MIT’s connectivity and innovation.

MIT Resource Development • mit
April 12, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  latin-america  community  mexico  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  urban-studies-and-planning  alumniae  special-events-and-guest-speakers  president-l-rafael-reif  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  campaign-for-a-better-world

3 Questions: Lourdes Melgar on Mexico’s energy reform | MIT News

MIT alumna, Robert Wilhelm Fellow, and former Mexican government official discusses opportunities and challenges of recent reforms.

Mary Potts | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
March 22, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  sustainability  climate-change  energy  policy  government  renewable-energy  natural-gas  mexico  alumniae  3-questions  mit-energy-initiative  political-science  center-for-international-studies  shass  oil-and-gas

Engaged neighbors | MIT News

Scholars at MIT and in Mexico collaborate on projects spanning design, technology, and art.

Ken Shulman | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
March 21, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  cities  development  architecture  arts  research  transportation  design  mexico  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  global  alumniae  faculty  technology-and-society  international-initiatives  campaign-for-a-better-world

Transit-oriented development for Mexico City | MIT News

DUSP practicum proposes new approaches to mobility and housing in urban neighborhoods.

Ken Shulman | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Feb. 2, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  cities  development  research  transportation  design  mexico  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  classes-and-programs  technology-and-society  singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart

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