MIT faculty launch collaborations around the world

MISTI Global Seed Funds program awards another $2 million to researchers across the Institute.

MISTI | April 17, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences misti research faculty funding international-initiatives global center-for-international-studies collaboration

A new way to calculate global intensive care unit mortality risk

The GOSSIS algorithm was developed using data from hospitals around the world to spur greater multi-center collaboration and improved benchmarking.

Annie Young | Institute for Medical Engineering and Science | March 8, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering algorithms research health-care data international-initiatives

Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials’ properties

New system of “strain engineering” can change a material’s optical, electrical, and thermal properties.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Feb. 11, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: materials-science-and-engineering dmse nuclear-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering research artificial-intelligence machine-learning collaboration international-initiatives carbon

Study evaluates China’s progress in establishing accounting measures to reinforce its Paris pledge

Firms learn from experience in the measurement, reporting, and verification of carbon emissions under China’s emissions trading systems.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | Feb. 1, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: research climate-change emissions china climate environment energy economics policy government carbon-dioxide international-initiatives global sloan-school-of-management joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change

MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase

MPP2030 is focused on education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

MIT Portugal Program | Oct. 26, 2018 | mit
~4 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering international-initiatives special-events-and-speakers research collaboration education teaching academics climate-change global mit-portugal

Natural resource negotiations for mutual gains | MIT News

Through research on U.S. - Mexico hydrocarbon drilling rights negotiation, Bruno Verdini provides insights on how to resolve conflicts through proactive collaboration.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative | June 21, 2018
~19 mins |

Tags:  research  energy  urban-studies-and-planning  books-and-authors  business-and-management  faculty  alumniae  policy  globalization  international-initiatives  school-of-architecture-and-planning

Robert Langer named 2018 US Science Envoy | MIT News

Institute Professor chosen to help forge connections and identify opportunities for sustained international cooperation.

Melanie Miller Kaufman | Department of Chemical Engineering | June 18, 2018
~2 mins |

Tags:  awards-honors-and-fellowships  national-relations-and-service  global  chemical-engineering  invention  faculty  school-of-engineering  koch-institute  international-initiatives

MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria | MIT News

In the wake of the devastating 2017 hurricane, MIT hosted five Puerto Rican undergraduates to help them continue their path toward graduate school.

Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Vice Chancellor | June 11, 2018
~8 mins |

Tags:  school-of-science  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  biology  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  architecture  students  undergraduates  community  global  international-initiatives  vice-chancellor

Unity makes strength: MIT expands ties with Belgium | MIT News

Belgian researchers once split by language come together to reinforce a future with MIT.

MISTI | June 5, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  international-initiatives  europe  global  collaboration  center-for-international-studies  funding  grants  misti  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

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