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2015 News in Brief



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2015/2016 Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Michael Zhang When: Monday, Sept. 21, 4:30 pm Where: 1-190 More information  Live Webcast of “Boston Athenaeum: Sink or Swim” When: Monday, Sept. 21; 6 – 7:30 pm Where: Pierce 1-163; […]

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Sallie “Penny” Chisholm faculty forum

On Nov. 16, Professor Chisholm will participate in a faculty forum organized by the MIT Alumni Association. Named Institute Professor in June 2015, Chisholm is a leader in microbial oceanography and cross-scale systems biology research. She […]

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You’re invited to the community hike

Join the department in its first autumn outing – a hike in Wompatuck State Park on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 am – 3 pm. Organized by the Outings Committee, the day will include a beautiful […]

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Winners of the #CEEsummer competition

Two winners were selected for the #CEEsummer Instagram competition: Course 1 senior Holly Josephs for the best photo, and Course 1 junior Kali Rosendo for most submissions. Josephs’ photo demonstrates her experience participating in MISTI Brazil testing a storm […]

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Moshe Ben-Akiva awarded the Pyke Johnson Paper Award

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee selected Professor Moshe Ben-Akiva and his team’s paper as this year’s winner of the Pyke Johnson Award. The MIT Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research […]

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