This summer, Professor Admir Masic will be leading a program on Materials in Art, Archaeology and Architecture (ONE-MA3), in which MIT undergraduates will conduct three weeks of fieldwork in Privernum, Pompeii and Turin as a prerequisite for the Fall 2018 MIT course, 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology.  The program will involve real-world analysis of ancient infrastructures and materials and focus on teaching ways to improve sustainability of the future through the study of ancient successes.


Stay tuned for additional information regarding the Summer 2019 fieldwork trip. The application can be found here beginning February 2019.

ONE-MA3 2018

Criteria: Applicants must be committed to:

1. Applying for UROP funding by Thursday, April 11, 2019
2. Enrolling in 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology in Fall 2019

Process: Fill out the application form (available in February 2019), 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: Support will be provided by CEE and UROP Direct Funding. UROP Direct Funding is available towards hourly research wages ($12.00/hr.) and round-trip airfare, not to exceed a combined total of $5,520 for the summer. Lodging and meals will be provided.