Building the green | MIT News

Ken Wang ’71, MIT Corporation member and former MIT Alumni Association president, developed one of America’s premier modern golf courses.

Jay London | MIT Alumni Association • mit
June 29, 2018 ~3 min

Tags:  architecture  economics  alumniae  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  business-and-management  sports-and-fitness

Going for the gold | MIT News

MIT students work to improve ski goggles to mitigate the hazards of “flat light.”

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Jan. 29, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  research  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  classes-and-programs  alumniae  sports-and-fitness

Maryann Gong named 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 honoree | MIT News

Gong becomes third MIT student-athlete to be named to Top 30.

Ken Johnson Jr. | DAPER • mit
Sept. 7, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  athletics  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  sports-and-fitness  student-life  department-of-athletics-physical-education-and-recreation-daper

David Gordon Wilson's lifelong love of the bicycle | MIT News

MIT emeritus professor, designer, and inventor, is set to release the fourth edition of his popular book, "Bicycling Science," known as the "bike bible."

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 25, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  sustainability  carbon  transportation  design  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  faculty  mit-press  books-and-authors  sports-and-fitness

Maryann Gong earns second-straight Division III Academic All-America of the Year Award | MIT News

Computer science major is the first Division III student-athlete to earn the honor in back-to-back years and just the second overall in the NCAA.

Ken Johnson Jr. | DAPER • mit
July 24, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  athletics  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  sports-and-fitness  student-life  department-of-athletics-physical-education-and-recreation-daper

When castes collide | MIT News

PhD student Matt Lowe uses cricket tournaments to explore caste interactions in rural India and whether the popular sport can help bridge class divides.

Kate Telma | MISTI • mit
July 20, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  economics  india  research  students  graduate-postdoctoral  international-initiatives  developing-countries  misti  sports-and-fitness  shass  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal

Pushing the limits of athletic performance | MIT News

MIT 3-Sigma Sports links students and researchers with industry partners to solve the greatest engineering problems in sports.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 16, 2017 ~10 min

Tags:  research  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  classes-and-programs  sports-and-fitness

Using sensors and social networks to make slopes safer | MIT News

Alumni aim to make outdoor sports safer through gathering data and building a real-time social network.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 10, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  social-media  startups  social-networks  sensors  apps  invention  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  sloan-school-of-management  sports-and-fitness

David Hesslink: Taking his passion to the major leagues | MIT News

Winningest pitcher in MIT history and baseball analytics ace will join Seattle Mariners’ operations office after graduation.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
May 24, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  data  profile  athletics  students  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  sports-and-fitness  analytics

The sanity of the long-distance runner | MIT News

Associate Professor Polina Anikeeva, in preparing for the Boston Marathon, shares her love of running.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
April 13, 2017 ~4 min

Tags:  profile  boston-marathon  school-of-engineering  faculty  research-laboratory-of-electronics  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  sports-and-fitness

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