Surveying the quality of life at MIT

A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.

Robyn Fizz | EVP Connect | Jan. 28, 2020 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: community students faculty staff human-resources research provost administration urban-studies-and-planning lincoln-laboratory

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano | Sept. 20, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: mitnano nanoscience-and-nanotechnology sensors research manufacturing augmented-and-virtual-reality 3-questions data analytics staff mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering industry

The answer to life, the universe, and everything

Mathematics researcher Drew Sutherland helps solve decades-old sum-of-three-cubes puzzle, with help from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics | Sept. 10, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: mathematics school-of-science research staff

Astrophysical shock phenomena reproduced in the laboratory

Lab-scale experiment could help scientists understand interstellar and galactic-scale smashups.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Aug. 6, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research space astronomy-and-planetary-science physics plasma-science-and-fusion-center staff school-of-science department-of-energy-doe astrophysics

3Q: The fact finders

Lydia Snover and her Institutional Research team gather data to help the Institute to study itself.

Kathy Wren | MIT News Office | May 22, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: 3-questions provost administration diversity-and-inclusion staff faculty students alumniae research

To build new college, MIT seeks campus and alumni input

Opportunities and new challenges were at the forefront of discussions about the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | Nov. 2, 2018 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: artificial-intelligence machine-learning faculty students staff community algorithms research computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society ethics classes-and-programs administration special-events-and-guest-speakers

Taming fusion with machine learning | MIT News

Postdoc Cristina Rea's detour into banking provides a new route back to plasma research.

Paul Rivenberg | July 2, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  graduate-postdoctoral  staff  fusion  machine-learning  plasma-science-and-fusion-center  school-of-science  school-of-engineering

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells MIT grads “it’s about people” | MIT News

Commencement speaker says the greatest opportunities are for humans, not technology.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | June 8, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  commencement  president-l-rafael-reif  faculty  staff  students  alumnaiae  community  special-events-and-guest-speakers  diversity-and-inclusion  technology-and-society

Tom Fredian: Streamlining fusion data | MIT News

MIT systems analyst receives award for his essential fusion data storage and retrieval system.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center | June 1, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  fusion  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-science-and-engineering  software  awards-honors-and-fellowships  school-of-engineering  plasma-science-and-fusion-center  staff

Spotlight on engineering staff | MIT News

The School of Engineering gives its 2018 Infinite Mile Awards for exceptional service and support.

School of Engineering | May 30, 2018
~2 mins |

Tags:  awards-honors-and-fellowships  staff  school-of-engineering  microsystems-technology-laboratories  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes  center-for-biomedical-innovation  civil-and-environmental-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  biological-engineering

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