Calendar of Events
Bryan Reimer quoted in article about semiautonomous cars: “Semiautonomous Cadillacs Hit the Road for Testing” – The New York Times – April 30, 2013
Missy Cummings quoted in article about military drones: “Living in Terror under a Drone-Filled Sky in Yemen” – The Atlantic – April 29, 2013
Excerpt of Yossi Sheffi’s book Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth featured in Supply Chain Quarterly: “Clustering for competitive advantage” – Supply Chain Quarterly – Quarter 3, 2012 issue
Joseph Coughlin and MIT AgeLab featured in BBC program about aging and technology – Horizons – “Ageing Populations” – watch video
Article about the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Edward Crawley quoted):
“MIT in Moscow Creates Sputnik Moments for $300 Million”
Bloomberg Markets Magazine - April 29, 2013
Thomas Kochan participated in recent panel on anchor institutions in urban cities driving economic development: “MIT and University of Maryland host Panel Discussion on How Anchor Organizations Build Community Wealth”
The Wall Street Journal – May 1, 2013
A paper by Jason Bartolomei (ESD PhD grad), Daniel E. Hastings, Richard de Neufville, and Donna Rhodes was selected as the recipient of the 2012 INCOSE Systems Engineering Journal Best Paper Award. The paper is “Engineering Systems Multiple-Domain Matrix: An organizing framework for modeling large-scale complex systems.” (View figures here.) Theaward will be formally announced during the Tuesday plenary session at the INCOSE International Symposium in Philadelphia, PA, June 24-27.
President Emeritus of Tufts University and former MIT chancellor Larry Bacow presented the annual Charles L. Miller Lecture (co-sponsored by ESD and CEE) on April 22nd. Dr. Bacow spoke on “The Research University in the Digital Age.” Read the news item on the MIT website and watch the video on TechTV.
Ernest Moniz among the nine MIT faculty members recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: “Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences” - MIT News - April 24, 2013
MIT News Office coverage of recent CTL event featuring president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: “Commerce’s call to action” - MIT News - April 12, 2013
Read older news articles here.
Dava Newman models her BioSuit—a
sleek spacesuit that relies on mechanical
counter-pressure instead of using gas
pressurization—on Henry Moore's sculpture
'Reclining Figure' on the MIT campus.
photo courtesy of Donna