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Professor Admir Masic leads the annual program on Materials in Art, Archaeology and Architecture (ONE-MA3), in which MIT undergraduates will conduct two weeks of fieldwork in Privernum, Pompeii and Turin as a prerequisite for the Fall MIT subject, 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology.  The program involves real-world analysis of ancient infrastructures and materials and focuses on ways to improve sustainability of the future through the study of ancient successes.

ONE-MA3 will not be offered in 2023


Applicants must be committed to:

1. Applying for UROP travel funding by April 19, 2023
2. Enrolling in 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology in Fall 2023

Process: Fill out the application form above, write a one-page statement of interest, and submit your CV and grade report, along with one PPT slide that “introduces” you to the review committee.  This program is open to all MIT students, with preference will be given to rising sophomores and Course 1 students.

Funding: Air travel support in the amount of $1,000 will be provided by CEE. Lodging and meals will be provided. Additional travel funds may be available from the UROP Office but is not guaranteed.