3 Questions: Emre Gençer on the evolving role of hydrogen in the energy system

With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.

Nafisa Syed | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
March 5, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: mit-energy-initiative research energy sustainability alternative-energy infrastructure policy 3-questions staff carbon emissions

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 • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~6 min

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 • mit
Sept. 20, 2019 ~6 min

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 • mit
Sept. 10, 2019 ~8 min

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 • mit
Aug. 6, 2019 ~7 min

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 • mit
May 22, 2019 ~8 min

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 • mit
Nov. 2, 2018 ~10 min

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 • mit
July 2, 2018 ~7 min

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 • mit
June 8, 2018 ~6 min

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 • mit
June 1, 2018 ~6 min

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

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