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2014 News in Brief



Graduate student Thomas Petersen joins MIT Strong Boston marathon team to raise money for Collier Fund

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Thomas PetersenCEE’s own Thomas Petersen, a graduate student working with Professor Franz-Josef Ulm’s research group, has joined the MIT Strong Boston marathon team to help raise money for the Collier Fund. Petersen qualified for the marathon by placing 11th in the San Francisco marathon last year with a time of 2:42:59. “The Boston marathon is something that I’ve been looking forward to for awhile,” says Petersen. “Running in support of MIT Strong makes the event even more special and is providing extra motivation to do well and represent our department within the MIT community in two weeks.” If you’d like to show your support for Thomas Petersen by making a donation to the Collier Fund, you can do so online. Read more and/or make a donation to the Collier Fund.