Events

Thursday, October 11, 2018

MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual...

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...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Modelica for Equation-oriented Model-based Product Design

*SPECIAL JOINT CCE - MATH TALK* 11Oct18 | 12:00 PM | 3-370 Modelica for Equation-oriented Model-based Product Design Dr Hilding Elmqvist Mogram AB, Lund,...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
A Big Data Revolution in Assessing Climate Risk

Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
Energy and Water Policy and Reform in Central America

Carlos de la Torre is an advisor with a fiscal transparency program in Central America that has as partners several key stakeholders, including the Ministry...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is reserved solely for the spouses and...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
 DSL Speaker Series: Donna Hicks

The Division of Student Life Speaker Series is proud to present Donna Hicks, Ph.D., who will lecture on her latest book: "Leading with Dignity: How to...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
“Public Contracting for Private Innovation: Government Expertise, Decision Rights, and Performance Outcomes” (w/ J. Bruce & B. Silverman)

John de Figueiredo (Duke)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
MIT D-Lab Tour

Visit MIT D-Lab and learn about how we work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

BROWN - MIT SPEAKER: S.T. Yau (Harvard University TITLE: Quasi-local mass in general relativity SPEAKER: Mu-Tao Wang (Columbia University) TITLE: ...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Spatial Linkages, Global Shocks and Local Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence

Rodrigo Adao (Chicago Booth)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
The Wisdom of a Confused Crowd:  Model-Based Inference

George Mailath (University of Pennsylvania)

More Virtuous Smoothing for Global Optimization: Haunted by the Ghost of Rolle

Jon Lee G. Lawton and Louise G. Johnson Professor of Engineering University of Michigan Abstract: In the context of global optimization of mixed-integer...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Career Workshop Series—Build a Meaningful Career: Discover Yourself, Find Possibilities, and Create Your Action Plan

Presenter: Jennifer Earls, M.Ed.; Career Counselor and Founder, Dance with Life Consulting This three-part career workshop series will help you move toward...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Efficient Policy Learning

Stefan Wager (Stanford GSB)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 
Om Under the Dome

To help you stay grounded and balanced, the MIT Libraries host 30-minute silent meditations in the Barker Reading Room. Sessions are held every Monday at...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Addressing Global Climate Change: Ideas to Impact

For the first time, Climate CoLab will be co-hosting an event with MIT's Graduate Student Council, which will highlight several winning proposals from...

Celebrate Boston (Job Fair)

Join HUBweek, dozens of the most innovative local companies in tech, robotics, and more, startups and non-profits, and hundreds of guests and influencers for...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar  (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Sungwoo Jeong (MIT) TITLE: Jacobian of Matrix Decomposition ABSTRACT: The Decompositional Approach to Matrix Computations was selected by the...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
"Searching for Ancient Life on Mars”

Eighth Annual John H. Carlson Lecture with Prof. John P. Grotzinger "Searching for Ancient Life on Mars” Over the past twenty years NASA has built and sent...

Thursday, October 11, 2018