Events

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Safety Culture Video Contest

Safety is embedded in the MIT Culture and now we want you to show the community. Create and Submit a 3-4 minute Video Illustrating Safety Culture in Action...

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Durdy Bayramov (1938-2014) grew up in an orphanage in Turkmenistan and overcame the significant challenges of his youth to become an acclaimed Eurasian...

Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:00am
"Scalabe Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions": Dr. Jeremy Sage [APhys Lecture]

Enjoy a lecture and lunch with Dr. Jeremy Sage, Technical Staff Member, MIT Lincoln Labs Quantum Information and Integrated Nanosystems...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
Electronic Math Education Seminar

Transforming the Gateway: Redesigning Large Introductory-Level Courses Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University Over the last three years I have led a...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 12:00pm
 
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Heimo Zobernig: Chess Painting

Heimo Zobernig : chess painting features the work of Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig (b 1958, Mauthen, Austria) whose art practice includes sculpture,...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Tuesday Free English Conversation

Join us for a quick hour of practicing English with native speakers at round tables in Building W11-190. Make friends. Exchange culture. Practice American...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Physical Mathematics Seminar

SPEAKER: Sebastian Furthauer (Flatiron Institute) TITLE: Self assembly and maintenance of metaphase spindles ABSTRACT: Spindles are biological...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Piyush Gupta)

Speaker: Dr. Piyush Gupta, MIT, Title: " Defining the Drivers and Vulnerabilities of Invasive Cancers", hosted by Alan Grossman. The Biology Colloquium is a...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Giovanna Citti (Bologna) Schauder estimates at the boundary in Carnot groups We present a new approach to Schauder estimates at the boundary for...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:00pm
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QIP Special Seminar

Speaker: Mary Beth Ruskai Title: Using local additivity to find examples of superadditivity of quantum channels. Abstract: The local additivity of minimal...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:00pm
The Sharing Economy for the Smart Grid

LIDS Seminar Series Speaker: Kameshwar Poolla Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley Abstract The sharing economy. It is all the rage. Going...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Michał Zydor Title: “The relative trace formula of Jacquet-Rallis and applications to the Gan-Gross-Prasad conjecture” Abstract: Jacquet and Rallis...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Weekly Secular Forum: The Final Frontier

This week's topic, following from the previous week's Sagan Day events: The Final Frontier - Do you think space travel will become commonplace in the future?...

Aikido

Aikido is a Martial art that emphasizes blending with the attacker, rather than confronting the attacker with hard techniques such as punches and kicks....

Seminar on Applied Algebra and Geometry

Speaker: Daniel Bernstein, North Carolina State University Title: Algebraic geometry of low-rank matrix completion Abstract: Given a subset of entries...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Men's Basketball) MIT at Tufts University

(Men's Basketball) MIT at Tufts University

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:00pm
 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017