Professor Markus Buehler and the Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics publishes paper on paraffin-enabled graphene transfer

March 2nd, 20192019 News in Brief

McAfee Professor of Engineering and Department Head Markus Buehler, research scientist Francisco Martín-Martínez, and research affiliate Jingjie Yeo from the Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics (LAMM) published a paper in Nature Communications on paraffin-enabled graphene transfer. The findings open the doors to high-performance electronics based on large-area two-dimensional materials. Read more here.  

McAfee Professor of Engineering and Department Head Markus Buehler, research scientist Francisco Martín-Martínez, and research affiliate Jingjie Yeo from the Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics (LAMM) published a paper in Nature Communications on paraffin-enabled graphene transfer. The findings open the doors to high-performance electronics based on large-area two-dimensional materials. Read more here.

 

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Professor Elfatih Eltahir hosts workshop discussing national security repercussions of climate change

March 1st, 20192019 News in Brief

Breene M. Kerr Professor Elfatih Eltahir hosted a workshop at MIT, organized by the Lincoln Laboratory in collaboration with CEE, to examine national security repercussions of climate change. The workshop was attended by MIT researchers and policy experts, the U.S. Geological Survey, the World Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Read more on MIT News.

Breene M. Kerr Professor Elfatih Eltahir hosted a workshop at MIT, organized by the Lincoln Laboratory in collaboration with CEE, to examine national security repercussions of climate change. The workshop was attended by MIT researchers and policy experts, the U.S. Geological Survey, the World Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Read more on MIT News.

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PhD student Isabelle Su performs at the U.S. premiere of Spider’s Canvas at MIT

February 22nd, 20192019 News in Brief

PhD student Isabelle Su performed the sonification of a digital spider web, based on research with McAfee Professor of Engineering and Department Head Professor Markus Buehler’s lab, at the U.S. premiere of Spider’s Canvas at MIT with musicians from the Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST).

PhD student Isabelle Su performed the sonification of a digital spider web, based on research with McAfee Professor of Engineering and Department Head Professor Markus Buehler’s lab, at the U.S. premiere of Spider’s Canvas at MIT with musicians from the Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST).

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Professor Moshe Ben-Akiva and co-authors publish “Foundations of Stated Preference Elicitation: Consumer Behavior and Choice-based Conjoint Analysis”

February 8th, 20192019 News in Brief

Professor Ben-Akiva and co-authors Daniel McFadden and Kenneth Train, published “Foundations of Stated Preference Elicitation: Consumer Behavior and Choice-based Conjoint Analysis” in Foundations and Trends Econometrics. It provides the reader with stated preference data collection methods, discrete choice models, and statistical analysis tools that can be used to forecast demand and assess welfare impacts for new or modified products or services in real markets, and summarize the conditions under which the reliability of these methods has been demonstrated or can be tested. Read more here.

Professor Ben-Akiva and co-authors Daniel McFadden and Kenneth Train, published “Foundations of Stated Preference Elicitation: Consumer Behavior and Choice-based Conjoint Analysis” in Foundations and Trends Econometrics. It provides the reader with stated preference data collection methods, discrete choice models, and statistical analysis tools that can be used to forecast demand and assess welfare impacts for new or modified products or services in real markets, and summarize the conditions under which the reliability of these methods has been demonstrated or can be tested. Read more here.

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Professor Martin Polz edits new book Population Genomics: Microorganisms

February 8th, 20192018 News in Brief

Professor Martin Polz edited a new book called Population Genomics: Microorganisms. The book discusses advances that have been made, promises of population genomics in microorganisms, and key theoretical and practical challenges for microbial population genomics.  

Professor Martin Polz edited a new book called Population Genomics: Microorganisms. The book discusses advances that have been made, promises of population genomics in microorganisms, and key theoretical and practical challenges for microbial population genomics.

 

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Professor Admir Masic’s ReACT has first cohort of students graduate

February 8th, 20192019 News in Brief

In January, the first cohort of students graduated from Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor Admir Masic's MIT Refugee Action (ReACT) Certificate Program. The graduation ceremony took place in Amman, Jordan and was hosted by ReACT and the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab region. Fifteen students graduated from the program. Read more here.    

In January, the first cohort of students graduated from Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor Admir Masic’s MIT Refugee Action (ReACT) Certificate Program. The graduation ceremony took place in Amman, Jordan and was hosted by ReACT and the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab region. Fifteen students graduated from the program. Read more here.

 

 

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