Events

Thursday, February 20, 2020

(Men's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT

(Men's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT, Hosted By MIT - Cambridge, Mass., 6:00 PM

(Women's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT

(Women's Swimming and Diving) NEWMAC Championship vs. MIT, Hosted By MIT - Cambridge, Mass., 6:00 PM

Reflections from Beyond the Desk

Despite being known mostly for its strength in science and technology, MIT is home to many skilled artists who pursue their work inside and outside the...

The Art of Memory

What does it mean to remember? Sited in four Italian towns that have been indelibly changed by natural disasters, this exhibition explores the notion of...

Cancelled: Choose to Reuse

March and April Choose to Reuse are cancelled. We will follow up in the spring about May Choose to Reuse Join us at Choose to Reuse in the mirror lobby of...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
POSTPONED | MIT List Visual Arts Center | Christine Sun Kim: Off the Charts

California-born, Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim (b. 1980) works in sound, performance, drawing, installation, and video. She considers the sonic as a...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
POSTPONED | MIT List Visual Arts Center | Colored People Time: Mundane Futures, Quotidian Pasts, Banal Presents

Colored People Time (CPT) offers a profound exploration into how the history of chattel slavery and colonialism in America not only shaped the foundations of...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass - cancelled until further notice!

Weekday Mass

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) - Pyae Phyo (Hong)

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Building Cognos Reports - Advanced

We will be building off of the Cognos Basics class. In this advanced class, we will learn how to connect two separate reports using parameters. This will...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Professional Primers for First Generation Students

Learn how to make a positive first impression and leverage your experiences both in and out of the classroom when talking with employers. Tips on writing...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Emiliano Bilotti

ABSTRACT This presentation will show an overview of the research activities of the Polymer and Composites Technology Team at Queen Mary University of London...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Photo of Jennifer Brophy

Jennifery Brophy–Stanford University Engineering Plant Root Structure Using Synthetic Developmental Regulation Hosted by: Linda G. Griffith For more...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Optimal Decision Rules for Weak GMM

Anna Mikusheva (MIT) and Isaiah Andrews (Harvard University)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Physics Colloquium Series (02.20) | L. Mahadevan

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series Speaker: L. Mahadevan | Harvard "Collective problem solving by social insects: physics, physiology and...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
SMSD Seminar - Architected materials with adaptive energy absorption & bioinspired self-adaptable materials

Professor Sung Hoon Kang, Johns Hopkins University In my presentation, I will first briefly introduce research projects in my group and focus on two studies...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm
Thomas Magauer (University of Innsbruck) & Neil Garg (UCLA): Organic Syntheses Symposium

Lecture titles: Garg- "Strained Intermediates and Chemical Education as Vehicles for Innovation"; Magauer- "Organic Synthesis Inspired by Nature:...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Too Much Data: Prices and Inefficiencies in Data Markets

Daron Acemoglu (MIT)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Lobby 7

SPEAKER: Dor Minzer (Institute for Advanced Study) TITLE: 2-to-2 Games is NP-hard ABSTRACT: The Unique Games Conjecture, proposed by Khot in 2002, is a...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
orc.mit.edu/seminars-events

Cristian Tomasetti Associate Professor Johns Hopkins University Abstract: A fundamental question in cancer research and cancer prevention is what causes...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:15pm
Desmond Upton Patton, “Contextual Analysis of Social Media: The Promise and Challenge of Eliciting Context in Social Media Posts with Natural Language Processing”

While natural language processing affords researchers an opportunity to automatically scan millions of social media posts, there is growing concern that...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Infinite Careers: Guadalupe Hayes-Mota

Infinite Careers is an alumni speaker series designed to expose students to a variety of career paths and the non-linearity of career decision making. This...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Adam Block - MIT Mathematics

Featured Speakers : Adam Block (MIT Mathematics) Title : Generative Modeling with Langevin Dynamics Abstract : Recently, Langevin Dynamics have seen a...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:00pm
Public Program | Student Talk: Sound at the end of the tunnel for the deaf-blind community

Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Noopur Ranganathan in the MIT Biology and Anthropology departments to consider...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Thursday, February 20, 2020