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2011 News in Brief



Buehler to receive inaugural Leonardo da Vinci Award

Professor Markus Buehler will receive the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute’s Leonardo da Vinci Award for his “pioneering research in the integration of atomistic simulation with methods of continuum mechanics, applied to the multiscale modeling of the […]

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Ben-Akiva and his research group win award for DynaMIT

Professor Moshe Ben-Akiva and his research group, the MIT Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program, received the IEEE ITS Outstanding Applications Award for creation of DynaMIT, a computer system designed to provide real-time information to travelers and […]

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Laflamme and Connor paper wins BSCES award

A paper, “A Sensing Skin for Large-Scale Surface Monitoring of Infrastructures,” by Professor Jerome Connor, Simon Laflamme and co-authors has been selected winner of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section’s Herzog Award. The winners will […]

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Faculty promotions announced

At the annual Awards and Senior Dinner May 12, department head Professor Andrew Whittle announced that three faculty members will receive promotions effective July 1. Associate Professor Markus Buehler has been promoted to associate professor with […]

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John Williams elected to the Learned Society of Wales

Professor John Williams has been elected to the Learned Society of Wales, which was founded in May 2010 to recognize Welsh research and scholarship and promote it internationally. Williams, whose research focuses on large-scale computer analysis […]

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Komaza magazine features MIT students, lecturer

The Spring issue of Komaza, a student-run magazine about the international development experiences of MIT students, is on newsstands today. This issue contains a story about M.Eng. students Claudia Espinoza and Maclyn O’Donnell’s work on Senior […]

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