Content tagged ‘faculty’

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Giant Steps: Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

Fall 2014

This fall, MIT celebrates 100 years of achievements in aeronautics and astronautics and its amazing history of leadership to the nation and the world.

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Nanoscale Work Yields Big Results

Fall 2014

Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting.

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A Revolution in Higher Education

Fall 2014

Sanjay Sarma is leading an educational revolution now underway in higher education.

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Catalyzing Greener Products

Fall 2014

Yuriy Román knew that to change the future of catalysis he’d have to cross the boundary between chemical engineering and materials science.

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Of Yeast, Ecology, and Cancer

Fall 2014

Jeff Gore's work with baker's yeast helps ecologists respond to trends, like vanishing fisheries and missing tissues.

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From Fiction to Science

Fall 2014

Peter Reddien believes human stem cells one day could be regulated to replace aged, damaged, and missing tissues.

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New Strategies for Anesthesia

Fall 2014

Emery Brown says anesthesia drugs have been used in the US for more than 160 years but were largely misunderstood until now.

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Preemptive Design Saving Cities

Fall 2014

Miho Mazereeuw, founder of the Urban Risk Lab, has roots in two countries that have dealt with floods, earthquakes, and typhoons.