Events

Monday, December 3, 2018

Assemblies and Nature

Artists Neil Gaikwad and Isabel Moya Camacho show the contrast between the synthetic and the organic, from a nature-inspired design to a design-inspired...

Come Fly Away: Images of Flight from the Vail Rare Book Collection

Featuring selections from the extensive Vail Rare Book Collection and Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides and Clippings, Come Fly Away is a...

Digital Transformation: from AI and IoT to Cloud, Blockchain and Cybersecurity

In a rapidly expanding digital marketplace, legacy companies without a clear digital transformation strategy are being left behind. How can we stay on top of...

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods

Joan Jonas: Sources and Methods Joan Jonas describes her artistic methods in forthright terms. She recorded her own voice speaking poetry and prose and bits...

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...

Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions

It’s a common challenge for decision makers: how do we make optimal choices with so many unknown variables? It turns out that business insights come from...

Thesis Defense: Benjamin Z. Klein

Processes and Rates of Arc Crust Growth and Differentiation in the Southern Sierra Nevada Crustal Section

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 9:30am to 10:30am
Mindful Movement in the MIT Chapel

Mindful Movement combines the ancient stretching techniques found in yoga with a focus on divine energy, to offer a revitalization of body, mind, and soul....

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 10:30am to 11:15am
 PAOC Colloquium: Daniel Rothman (MIT)

About this Series The PAOC Colloquium [PAOCC] is a weekly interdisciplinary seminar series that brings together the whole PAOC community. Seminar topics...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Feng Wang - University of California, Berkeley "Tunable Mott insulator and superconductivity in trilayer graphene/boron nitride superlattices"

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Felicity Scott and Mark Wasiuta | AgitArch Experiments Roundtable

MIT Department of Architecture Fall 2018 Lecture Series Part of the Fall 2018 Experiments in Pedagogy: Agit Arch Experiments, organized by Ana...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Mondays in The Chapel

Please join us each week* for Mondays in the Chapel: Gratitude from 12:30-12:50pm. Mondays in the Chapel is a time for us to pause and come together in...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 12:30pm to 1:00pm
 
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...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
xTalk with Deepak Chopra

Speaking on: "Immersive Realities for Learning and Creativity" Join us for an afternoon of thought-provoking conversation with the renowned lecturer,...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Payoff Implications of Incentive Contracting

Daniel Garrett (Toulouse School of Economics)

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Julian Chaidez (UC Berkeley) Title: Essential Tori in Spaces Of Symplectic Embeddings Abstract: The problem of when and how one symplectic manifold can be...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland

Marcella Alsan (Stanford)

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility (IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar:)

Abstract: We construct a publicly available atlas of children’s outcomes in adulthood by Census tract using anonymized longitudinal data covering nearly the...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Applied Math Colloquium

Emmanuel Abbe (EPFL and Princeton University) Title: When deep learning does not learn Abstract: As the success of deep learning reaches more grounds, one...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:15pm
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Probability Seminar

Jian Ding (University of Pennsylvania) Random walk among Bernoulli obstacles Consider a discrete time simple random walk on Z^d, d\geq 2 with random...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
The Geography of Consumption

Ferdinando Monte (Georgetown), joint with Harvard.

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 
Topology Seminar

Arnav Tripathy (Harvard University) A geometric model for complex analytic equivariant elliptic cohomology A long-standing question in the study of...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 4:30pm
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CANCELLED - CEE C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series- Prof. Andrea Prosperetti - RESOLVED SIMULATIONS OF PARTICULATE FLOWS

CANCELLED - Speaker: Professor Andrea Prosperetti Time: 5-6pm Location: 1-190 CEE C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series Abstract New GPU-based...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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FREE Discussion: Nutrition Trends & Myths

Join Registered Dietitian Rebecca Pettey for a discussion on: The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting, All Natural and Organic Eating, and The Body...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Changjian Su (Toronto) Motivic Chern classes, K-theoretic stable basis and Iwahori invariants of principal series Let G be a split reductive p-adic...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
ACT Fall 2018 Lecture Series: Vibrant Signs and Indeterminant Matter(s)

ACT Fall 2018 Lecture Series: Vibrant Signs and Indeterminant Matter(s) ACT’s lecture series draws together artists, scholars, and other cultural...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Joan Jonas and Sung Hwan Kim: In Conversation

Monday, December 3, 2018 6pm – 7:30pm Media Lab, 3rd Floor Joan Jonas and Sung Hwan Kim, In Conversation ACT’s Professor Emerita, Joan Jonas, and alumnus,...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Omar Mohammed a.k.a “Mosul Eye” | AKPIA Lecture

MIT Department of Architecture Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture Fall 2018 Lecture Series Reviving Architectural Heritage and the Collective Memory...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
SPI December Discussion: Micro-mobility

In July of this year, a fleet of electric scooters appeared on the streets of Cambridge and Somerville. A few weeks later, the scooters disappeared as the...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
An Evening of True Storytelling with MIT Spouses & Partners Connect

Come and hear true, personal stories from MIT Spouses & Partners Connect members. A small group of people have been crafting their stories just for you!...

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 7:30pm to 8:15pm
GradHillel Chanukah Party

Shmooze with Jews - Kosher snacks - Board games and chill - Light the Chanukiah - Have a l'chaim on us Open to MIT graduate community - 21+

Monday, December 03, 2018 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Monday, December 3, 2018