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 ...
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.
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.
Impact on circuits critical for memory across species.
In this video Ruth Davis, Communications Manager of MIT Facilities and MIT Sustainability, talks about the Choose to Reuse program at MIT.
Hanya Yanagihara, author of the widely celebrated The People in the Trees, joined author and physicist Alan Lightman, author of Einstein's Dreams, Mr g, and many other works, to discuss the unique challenges of respecting the exacting standards of sc
Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush presented "True Diversity: A Multiplier in Global STEM Innovation" on Thurs., April 3 from 4:00-5:00 pm in 1-190.
Stephen J. Lippard, who is widely acknowledged as one of the founders of the field of bioinorganic chemistry, is this year's recipient of MIT's James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award.
Demand for power and renewable-friendly policies have created opportunities and encouraged the development of other solar technologies for large-scale applications.
Frances Beinecke is the president of the NRDC, one of the United States’ most influential environmental action groups.
Dean's Innovative Leader Series: Carl Bass. Recorded April 2, 2014.