In a moving tribute to the life and legacy of fallen MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, some 1,500 members of the MIT community and the Collier family honored the young officer on the first anniversary of his death.
A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms, modeled after those used for offshore oil drilling, could help avoid such consequences in the future.
Social enterprises, NGOs, and multinational corporations focused on getting poverty-alleviating products and services to Base of the Pyramid markets, each bring to the equation different strengths.
Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and implications. An extensive ...
MIT chemical engineering professor Patrick Doyle and Lincoln Laboratory technical staff member Albert Swiston have invented a new type of tiny, smartphone-readable particle that could help authenticate currency, electronic parts, and more.
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by the stream of data and energy.
Erik Brynjolfsson, PhD '91, Director, Initiative on the Digital Economy; Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, MIT Sloan School of Management
Join Yaneer Bar-Yam of the New England Complex Systems Institute in discussion with Sandy Pentland of the MIT Media Lab about the convergence of big data with social science.
2014 Freeman Lecture: "Capturing Domestic Wastewater's Resource Potentials" Description: Speaker: Perry L. McCarty, Silas H. Palmer Professor, Stanford University. 4/8/2014.The John R. Freeman Lecture is co-sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Group of ...
A discussion between Harald Quintus-Bosz, Vice President of Engineering at Cooper Perkins and Olafur Eliasson, the recipient of the 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT.
A discussion between Olafur Eliasson and Frederik Ottesen: Co-founders, Little Sun. Moderated by Chintan Vaishnav, Sr. Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management.
MIT Leaders for Global Operations alumni Jeff Wilke, Senior Vice President for Consumer Business at Amazon, describes the value of the LGO program and its impact on Amazon and throughout the manufacturing/operations industry.
Dean David Schmittlein of the MIT Sloan School of Management and Dean Ian Waitz of the MIT School of Engineering discuss the MIT Leaders for Global Operations program.
Denise Johnson (LGO '97), Vice President of Diversified Products at Caterpillar, talks about the impact of the MIT Leaders for Global Operations program on her career, and of the value of LGO for training future leaders in her industry
OCWC Global 2011: MIT's Institutional Decision to do OpenCourseWare. Panel with Charles M. Vest, Lawrence S. Bacow, Robert A. Brown, Hal Abelson and Shigeru Miyagawa examining MIT's institutional decision to launch OpenCourseWare.
The life of Charles Marstiller Vest — who insisted that everyone call him “Chuck” — was celebrated on Thursday by a throng of colleagues, friends, and family who packed Kresge Auditorium for a two-hour tribute to the highly respected and beloved ...
Over the past several years, Chile has faced an energy crisis that has impacted virtually all industries in that country.
Sara Volz' path to Intel STS 2013 and beyond.