Author Archives: MIT News
In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention produced a simple chart to illustrate how measures like mask wearing and social distancing could “flatten the curve” and reduce the peak of infections.
By Kara Baskin | Leaders for Global Operations
The LGO alumna is working toward transforming American manufacturing and elevating her company’s people and processes. Caitlin Braun MBA ’21, SM ’21 covers ground as an Ironman triathlete — and scales new heights at …
Andrew Logan | MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub
Original Publication Date: September 21, 2021
The United States is entering a building boom. Between 2017 and 2050, it will build the equivalent of New York City 20 times over. Yet, to meet climate …
Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office
Publication Date: September 28, 2021
The PhD candidate studies the human microbiome and its proteins, while also championing the Latinx community on MIT’s campus. Raised in Tampa, Florida, Lindsey Backman takes pride in her family’s …
Sara Cody | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Publication Date: September 23, 2021
Advancing human understanding and exploration in space is a long-standing pursuit of researchers and students at MIT. For the U.S. military, space technologies and discovery have wide-ranging implications …
By Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office
PhD student Heng Yang is developing algorithms to help driverless vehicles quickly and accurately assess their surroundings.
Aviation became a reality in the early 20th century, but it took 20 years before the proper …
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Obiageli Nwodoh ’21 repurposed her STEM skills to pave a pre-law path at MIT and pursue social justice.
Read the full article on MIT News.
The gap is widening between data leaders and “data laggards.” These six trends in data, analytics, and artificial intelligence can help orient business leaders in a shifting landscape.
View the full article on MIT Sloan at: https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/6-trends-data-and-artificial-intelligence-2021-and-beyond
By Elizabeth Durant | MIT Office of the Vice Chancellor
After three years of hard work, the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team took first place at the 2021 American Solar Challenge (ASC) on August 7 in the Single Occupancy Vehicle (SOV) …