Events

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals

Effective leadership can help companies innovate more effectively. Learn how to be a leader who inspires innovation and creativity in your team with the new...

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...

Parsing the Universe:  Paintings by Jane Goldman

Parsing the Universe, 2019 Center for Theoretical Physics, MIT, Cambridge, MA Artist Statement I am fascinated by technologies that extend human vision,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Mastering Innovation & Design-Thinking - Winter Session

For you to be successful at work, you need to know how to think like a designer when approaching an engineering task, especially when working within a team...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
FESTIVAL OF LEARNING

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 This is a free event for MIT faculty, students, and staff. Registration is required. SCHEDULE 9:30-10:00 (10-250 Lobby)...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:30am to 4:00pm
ORC IAP Seminar 2019

Machine learning techniques are only as good as the data they are built on; optimization and OR models are needed to address data issues like robustness,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:30am to 4:45pm
 Is it in the public domain?

Explore the public domain in this hands-on workshop. When does copyright expire, and how do you tell when something is free to use? We will discuss the...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Introduction to cleaning and prepping data with OpenRefine

OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a free, open source tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tableau @ MIT: Tableau Prep in Action

This is a Networking & Showcase Event Who is using Tableau across MIT?What are they building in Tableau?Can I benefit from using Tableau?Demo: Integrating...

Impact of Memory Training on Brain Function

Three speakers will discuss the impact of memory training on brain function from a variety of different perspectives. Martin Dresler is an assistant...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:30am to 12:30pm
How To: Scientific Skills not Taught in Class

How to Get Your First Grant—Guide to NIH K99 -- Pau Creixell, Postdoc, Koch Institute Diego Huet, Postdoc, Whitehead Institute Rebecca Lamason,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:30pm
Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero & Mendeley

Using citation management software to create and maintain a collection of references or PDFs is common and important in today’s academic world. These tools...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Newcomer Office Hour

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
East Campus New Parent Support Group

This is a peer-led monthly group for new parents to share information and support each other. Free and no registration required. Just drop in! You're...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Indigo Agriculture Site Visit

Indigo is using sophisticated genomic sequencing and computational bioinformatics to assemble the world’s largest database of genomic plant information. They...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Mary Helena Clark

Mary Helena Clark (b 1983, Santee, South Carolina) works in film, video, and installation, manipulating traditional narrative conventions in cinema to render...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
getfit Tunnel Walk

Want to get exercise on your lunch break but don't want to go outside? Join the tunnel walk for a brisk 45-minute walk led by a volunteer through MIT's...

  Theses@MIT: specifications and copyright issues

This session will cover the required specifications for submitting your thesis, and review some common copyright questions related to theses, including...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
A Sampling of Careers in Science

Biotech Entrepreneurship -- Nate Tedford, Head of Foundry Operations, Ginkgo Bioworks Avak Kahvejian, Partner, Flagship Pioneering, Founding President of...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
IAP 2019 Physics Lecture Series

"Band structures: symmetries and topology" Jan/30 Wed 01:30PM-02:30PM 6-120 We will discuss how ideas from topology has drastically changed our...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Introduction to Credit Analysis & Equity Valuation

Credit Analysis The corporate bond markets are a key financing markets for a variety of companies. The first part of this seminar will introduce students to...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Understanding the Buzz Around the "Year of the Woman": Applying Global Evidence in Gender and Political Economy

David Alzate, Mikaela Rabb, Isabela Salgado (J-PAL Global)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
 
“Sun in a box”: Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics

This talk will introduce Asegun Henry’s work on thermal energy grid storage, a recently developed grid-scaled electricity storage concept that uses...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Inorganic Chemistry Student Seminar: Seokjoon Oh (Surendranath Group)

Title: TBA

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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How to write an SOP (aka the Standard Operating Procedure)

Have you ever been asked to write an SOP and have you gone “an-S-O-what?”? Well, we are going to get together and sort it out: What exactly is an SOP?How...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Refuge at MIT: Worship & Bible Study & Christian Fellowship

Join BSF for our time of REFUGE. Bible Study & prayer in the Christian Fellowship Lounge with snacks at 5:30pm. Enjoying study of God's word with undergrads,...

MIT GLOBAL SCALE Network Research Expo

The MIT SCALE Research Expo is the launch for over 100 semester-long research projects conducted by a global network of graduate institutions, their industry...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Men's Basketball) No. 7 MIT at Babson College

(Men's Basketball) No. 7 MIT at Babson College

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
(Men's Volleyball) MIT at Rivier University

(Men's Volleyball) MIT at Rivier University

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
Creating a Successful Career--Strategies, Techniques, and the Big Mistakes You're Going to Make

Upon graduating from MIT you will begin a career. MIT has provided you with countless facts and formulas to help you with your job, but what have you learned...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Splash for MIT

Splash for MIT is a one-evening IAP event where MIT students present unusual, entertaining and edifying lectures on a variety of topics. Come to teach,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Wednesday, January 30, 2019