Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost

MIT’s Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen will study highly entangled quantum matter in a collaboration supported by the Simons Foundation.

Julia C. Keller | School of Science | May 29, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: school-of-science physics research quantum-computing materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering metals laboratory-for-nuclear-science center-for-theoretical-physics collaboration funding alumniae

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

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes

Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | May 16, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences political-science social-sciences immigration government women research europe policy alumniae

Putting data privacy in the hands of users

New platform acts as a gatekeeper to ensure web services adhere to a user’s custom data restrictions.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 20, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology privacy mobile-devices data technology-and-society cyber-security computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering alumniae

Highlighting new research opportunities in civil and environmental engineering

At its annual alumni reception, CEE faculty shared innovative research projects ranging from machine learning to regional impacts of climate change.

Taylor De Leon | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Nov. 7, 2018 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering research alumniae special-events-and-guest-speakers computer-science-and-technology machine-learning climate-change global-warming artificial-intelligence faculty mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing

Alumni-founded robotic kitchen cooks up tasty meals | MIT News

Spyce, a robot-assisted restaurant located in Boston, was invented to respond to a common MIT student desire: good, low-cost food.

Julie Barr | MIT Alumni Association | July 2, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  alumniae  startups  food  robotics  robots  mechanical-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  martin-trust-center-for-mit-entrepreneurship  school-of-engineering

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 | June 29, 2018
~3 mins |

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

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