Events

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age - Oct 1-2, 2019

Grounded in extensive cognitive research on how we learn and observe, Communication and Persuasion in the Digital Age is a 2-day program designed to help...

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...

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

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...

Innovating in Existing Markets: Reviving Mature Products and Services - Oct 1-2, 2019

There is considerable buzz around disruptive, revolutionary innovation—we’re constantly told we need to do more of it, in every part of our business. But...

MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology; Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy; Gestural Engineering:...

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...

Machine Learning: From Data to Decisions (Spanish)

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...

MindHandHeart Innovation Fund

The MindHandHeart Innovation Fund seeks to leverage the enthusiasm and problem-solving skills of the MIT community to find new and inventive ways of...

Prof. Eugene Shakhnovich (Harvard University)

Physical Chemistry Seminar "Biophysics of protein evolution and evolution of protein biophysics"

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,...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Mens et Manus: Making the Book at MIT 

MIT Libraries’ Distinctive Collections seeks not only to help hold history for all, but also to inspire the new. In Mens et Manus: Making the Book at MIT we...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cambridge's Waste... the good, the bad, the cleen, the dirty

Our trash, recycling, and composting systems are confusing! Every city and building you go into has different signage and a different system. During the...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects:  Farah Al Qasimi

The MIT List Visual Arts Center presents List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi. In her richly textured photographs, Farah Al Qasimi considers how images inscribe...

Open Doc Lab Talk: Nicole Mills

Culturally immersive storytelling in virtual reality Hansen (2004) states that “FL studies must learn to conceive of culture as an open, multi-voiced and...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Catholic Mass

Weekday Mass

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:05pm
Free English Conversation Class at MIT

International students, scholars and spouses are invited to join us to practice English on Tuesdays and Thursdays whenever MIT classes are in session. Yes!...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:45pm
PICS Colloquium: Ariel Deutsch (Brown)

Title: Sources and evolution of polar ice on Mercury and the Moon Abstract: The poles of Mercury and the Moon both show evidence for water ice, but the...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Planetary Lunch Seminar: Ariel Deutsch (Brown)

Sources and evolution of polar ice on Mercury and the Moon Abstract: The poles of Mercury and the Moon both show evidence for water ice, but the deposits on...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Physical Mathematics Seminar

SPEAKER: Ousmane Kodio (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) TITLE: Dynamic buckling instabilities in fluids and solids ABSTRACT: Many natural...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
“Understanding Administrative Hierarchy: The Political Logic and Economic Consequences” (w/ Ying Bai)

Ruixue Jia (UCSD, visiting MIT)

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
EAPS DLS - Special Lecture - Ray Pierrehumbert (Oxford)

About this Series The EAPS Department Lecture Series sponsors talks given by leading thinkers in the areas of geology, geophysics, geobiology, geochemistry,...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Harvard-MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Tony Pantev (University of Pennsylvania) Title: The pushforward theorem and its applications Abstract: I will discuss the notion of a relative shifted...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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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...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Special Lecture: Climate Symposium

Speaker: Ray Pierrehumbert

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series presents Professor Harry Atwater, Caltech

Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series presents Professor Harry Atwater from the California Institute of Technology. Professor Atwater will give a...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
(Women's Soccer) Worcester State University vs. MIT

(Women's Soccer) Worcester State University vs. MIT

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:00pm
 
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Borden Lacy)

Speaker: Dr. Borden Lacy, Vanderbilt University, Title: " Structures and functions of the Clostridium difficile toxins." Hosted by Becky Lamason. The Biology...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Michael Sullivan (U Mass Amherst) Title: Constructible sheaves via augmentations for Legendrian surfaces Abstract: Given an augmentation for the Legendrian...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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MMEC Seminar - A Brownian quasi-crystal of lithographically pre-assembled colloidal Penrose tiles

Professor Thomas Mason, UCLA Penrose's five-fold P2 quasi-crystal (QC) is a beautiful example of a multi-scale structure. Kites and darts are organized...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:00pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Featured Speaker : Lior Alon (Technion) Title : On a Central limit type conjecture for the nodal statistics of quantum graphs Abstract : Understanding...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Consumption Dynamics and Cyclical Redistribution

Nathan Zorzi (MIT)

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:45pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Sam Schiavone (MIT) Title: "On algebras of low rank" Abstract: In this talk I will discuss algebras of low rank. The main goal is to study the moduli space...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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A history from within: When historians write about their own kin

Speaker: Stéphane Gerson, Director, Institute of French Studies, New York University Over the past decade, a growing number of historians have made their...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
MISTI Chile, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay Info Session

All MIT Students welcome! Learn about internship, teaching, and research opportunities in Chile, Peru, Argentina, and Uruguay.

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 5:00pm
Secular Weekly Hangouts -- Fall 2019

SSOMIT Hangouts are our regular meetups for secular and secular-curious members of the MIT community to get to know and catch up with one another, and engage...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
IAP Programs Abroad Info Session

Interested in traveling and earning MIT credit over IAP 2020? Studying abroad is the best way to learn more about a country and its language, literature, and...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 5:15pm to 6:15pm
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MISTI Japan@MIT

Come and learn about MISTI Japan and what kind of internship opportunities are available. Hear from past interns about what they worked on and the places...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 5:30pm
Preparing for Medical School Interviews

In preparation for your upcoming medical school interviews, stop by this workshop to learn about the interview process, practice answering questions with...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
What I would do if I were you

Connect and learn from a panel of upperclassmen who can share their insight on how they navigated their first year at MIT. Learn how they started to explore...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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eviCore healthcare - Company Presentation

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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(Men's Soccer) MIT at Brandeis University

(Men's Soccer) MIT at Brandeis University

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
(Women's Volleyball) Wheaton College vs. MIT

(Women's Volleyball) Wheaton College vs. MIT

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
MIT & Epstein: Student Forum

Student forum focused on MIT & Epstein. President Reif, Chancellor Barnhart, and deans and department heads from across MIT will be at this forum to hear...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
MIT Global Startup Workshop (GSW) Info Session

Interested in startups and/or a FREE international spring break trip? Join MIT Global Startup Workshop (GSW)! MIT GSW is a graduate student group working...

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 at 7:30pm

Tuesday, October 1, 2019