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2014 News in Brief



Highest MIT faculty award goes to Penny Chisholm

In honor of her wide-reaching professional accomplishments, Professor Sallie “Penny” Chisholm received the 2014 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award on May 21. In an email to the CEE community, Department head Markus Buehler wrote, […]

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We salute our new graduates

Congratulations to all our new graduates! Combining the June 6 Commencement figures with the graduates of September 2013 and February 2014, Course 1 granted 110 degrees: 19 Bachelor of Science, 9 Master of Science, 23 Master […]

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Sophomore wins Data Science Challenge prize

Izunna Okonkwo, a sophomore in the 1.00 Introduction to Computation and Engineering Problem Solving class, received the $5000 Creative Breakthrough prize in the Data Science Challenge on May 30. Sponsored by Accenture and the MIT Alliance […]

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Best paper award for Canadian Transportation group

S. Joel Carlson SM ’14 (Transportation and Engineering Systems) and Professor Joseph Sussman received the Ron Rice Award for Best Paper at the Canadian Transportation Research Forum’s annual meeting in June. “Understanding Crude Oil Transport Strategies […]

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CLAIRITY capstone project selected for MIT Museum show

CLAIRITY, the senior capstone air quality network, was selected by the MIT Museum for its summer exhibition, Inventions: 2014 Student Showcase. The show features a number of different student projects that exemplify creativity and practical problem-solving. […]

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Sharon Lacey receives Arts at MIT grant

CEE administrative assistant Sharon Lacey was awarded a Council for the Arts at MIT grant to fund the creation of a new series of paintings. For this project, entitled Psychomachia, Lacey will use a manuscript painting […]

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