The subject's Fall 2016 lecturers included associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics Hamsa Balakrishnan, whose work includes a collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration and major US airports to upgrade air traffic control tools. Photo: Bryce Vickmark.

Flight School

A roster of experts steers students through the inner workings of the airline industry

At MIT, Tiandra Ray '15 specialized in computational design; her thesis focused on the connection between built environments and mental health. Photo: M. Scott Brauer

The Lens of Design

New initiatives from the School of Architecture and Planning sharpen MIT's focus on design-based learning