Events

December 9, 2019 - January 7, 2020

Monday, December 09, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Spirited Suppers

Join us for a home-cooked meal, friendship, conversation, and activities to build community and find inspiration for the week ahead! It is a welcoming and...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

AMS presents Flowers in Venantius Fortunatus: The Continuity of Nature in Late Antiquity

Ancient & Medieval Studies Colloquium presents Adam Trettel, Lecturer from the Department of the Classics at Harvard University. Flower imagery abounds in...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 5:15am to 6:15am
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,...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
SAA Ceramics Sale

Join us for the semi-annual sale of ceramics that have been designed, built and created by students and instructors at the MIT Student Art Association. Work...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Glass Lab Holiday Sale

The sale will feature a variety of items (everything EXCEPT pumpkins!) made by students and instructors in the Glass Lab. A portion of the proceeds supports...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:00am to 8:00pm
Thesis Defense: Bryan E. Kaiser

Finescale Abyssal Turbulence: Sources and Modeling A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. DEFENSE CHAIR: Dr. John Toole,...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Toddler Playgroup

This is a weekly group for parents of toddlers, to share information and support each other. Are you looking to connect with other parents and their...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:30am
3D-printed neural interfaces for small peripheral nerves

Realizing stable, long-term interfacing with the central and peripheral nervous system challenging in part because it requires tools capable of interacting...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Calm 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 09, 2019 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Chez Pierre seminar

Robert Willett - Nokia Bell Labs "Interference measurements of non-Abelian e/4 & Abelian e/2 quasiparticle braiding and a path to a topological qubit"

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
HCED Discussion Series with Marc Doussard

HCED will host a discussion with Marc Doussard. Marc Doussard's research examines urban economic development through changes to footloose and placebound...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Career Connect Consultations

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

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Trade and informality in the presence of labor market frictions and regulations

Gabriel Ulyssea (University of Oxford)

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
GEOMETRY and TOPOLOGY Seminar

SPEAKER: David Boozer (UCLA) TITLE: Computer Bounds for Kronheimer-Mrowka Foam Evaluation ABSTRACT: Kronheimer and Mrowka recently suggested a possible...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Tim the Beaver

Celebrate the semester's end with friends, food, and fun. All from the MIT community are welcome! Location: Charles M. Vest Student Street (Building 32) and...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Daniel Nomura (University of California, Berkeley)

BROAD/MIT SEMINAR SERIES

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
SMSD Seminar - Interaction and assembly of inclusions on a lipid membrane

Professor Prashant Purohit, University of Pennsylvania Lipid membranes form the outer covering of all biological cells. Embedded on the lipid membrane are...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 4:00pm
Special Seminar in Chemistry: Erin Stache - Cornell University

Title: “Unlocking new reactivity with light: from small molecules to macromolecules”

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Unbundling Labor

Chris Edmond (University of Melbourne)

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Algebraic Topology Seminar

Featured Speaker : Dylan Wilson (Harvard University) Title : Norms Abstract : We'll discuss joint work with Jeremy Hahn surrounding the 'norm'...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 4:30pm
CEE C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series- Prof. Andrea Prosperetti- Resolved Simulations of Particulate Flows

Abstract New GPU-based computers and new algorithms enable researchers to perform numerical simulations of particulate flows in which the particles are...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 5:00pm
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Weekly Yoga Class

We will be having yoga class every working Monday followed by a musical meditation session.

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 Tango Classes

Greetings Tango Dancers, New series of MIT classes are going to start on MONDAY, September 9. The classes are open to the public. Please join us or tell...

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
(Men's Basketball) Rhode Island College vs. MIT

(Men's Basketball) Rhode Island College vs. MIT

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
2.009 final prototype launch

8 teams launch their new product prototypes in the annual final presentation event

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Catholic Mass

Weekday Mass

Monday, December 09, 2019 at 7:30pm

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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, December 10, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
SAA Ceramics Sale

Join us for the semi-annual sale of ceramics that have been designed, built and created by students and instructors at the MIT Student Art Association. Work...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Glass Lab Holiday Sale

The sale will feature a variety of items (everything EXCEPT pumpkins!) made by students and instructors in the Glass Lab. A portion of the proceeds supports...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Physics Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Ivana Dimitrova

Dear Colleagues, You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense: 'Realizing quantum spin models with Li 7 atoms in an optical...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:00am
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Modern Optics and Spectroscopy Seminar: Kang-Kuen Ni (Harvard University)

Title: Ultracold Chemical reactions with molecules in slow motion

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Systems Thinking Webinar: Atanu Mukherjee, “Enabling a gasification-based sustainable industrial economy for India”

Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, December 10 at 12:00 PM EST with Atanu Mukherjee, SDM alumnus and president of the engineering consulting firm M. N....

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Catholic Mass

Weekday Mass

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:05pm
Fallback Photo

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, December 10, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Menstruation Madness

UA Sustain and Pleasure educators collaborate to bring forth a celebration of sustainable and comfortable menstrual products. The event will feature sample...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Alchemist

SPEAKER: Gary Pui-Tung Choi (Harvard University) TITLE: Geometric and topological control of kirigami ABSTRACT: The basic building block of any...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Faculty Forum Online: Autonomous Systems in Space

Alumni in faculty and research roles share their latest work on autonomous systems in space. After brief presentations, panelists will field questions from...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
LCE Afternoon Tea Reset

Come to meet other language enthusiasts, students taking learning languages, and native speakers of languages you’d like to practice. All MIT community...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Tim Stearns)

Speaker: Dr. Tim Stearns, Stanford University, Title, "Cells that break the rules: centriole amplification in normal and disease states." Hosted by Angelika...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Machine learning control for optimization of experimental jet mixing

Doctor Bernd R. Noack LIMSI, CNRS, University Paris-Saclay, France; TU Berlin; TU Braunschweig & HITSZ Closed-loop turbulence control has engineering...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm
PDE / Analysis Seminar

Featured Speaker : David Jerison (MIT) Title : TBA Abstract : TBA

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm
Professor Matthias Waegele, Boston College

Physical Chemistry Seminar TITLE: “Elucidating the Molecular Origins of the Product Selectivity of Electrocatalytic Reactions”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stata Center and public art

This talk covers work being done in the Retail and Consumer Products industries where there is a need to track and trace live goods including plants and...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Labor Market Power

Simon Mongey (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:45pm
The Alchemist

SPEAKER: Abhishek Oswal (University of Toronto) TITLE: A non-archimedean definable Chow theorem ABSTRACT: O-minimality has had some striking...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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, December 10, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT PRIMES math reading groups mini-conference

5:30 pm: Sooyoung Choi and Minghan Sun, “Two proofs of Dirichlet’s theorem” (mentor Kaavya Valiveti) 5:50 pm: Yunseo Choi, Aneesha Manne, and Poonam Sahoo,...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:30pm
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Sports Rehabilitation – Game Changing Innovations

Winning in This Growth Marketplace Learn from a panel of experts in the sports rehabilitation space about how they started their companies and how they...

(Women's Basketball) Framingham State University vs. MIT

(Women's Basketball) Framingham State University vs. MIT

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
Fallback Photo

Illuminating the science behind an ongoing clinical trial, Professor Michael Yaffe and his clinical and biotech collaborators tell the story of how a...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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, December 11, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
New and Expecting Parents at Westgate

Led by MIT parents, "New and Expecting Parents Westgate" is a group for expecting parents or parents with young kids. Ages range from newborn to three years...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11:00am
Newcomers 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, December 11, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Meridian Singers: Join us for fall rehearsals

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus directed by Michael Barrett and open to all in the MIT community, is seeking new members. During our fall season, we...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11:45am to 1:15pm
Choosing Quality Child Care

Choosing Quality Child Care

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Meditation for Your Wellbeing

Second Wednesday of the month, 12:10pm - 12:40pmCommunity Wellness at MIT Medical offers drop-in meditation and relaxation sessions. Sit back and relax - no...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:10pm to 12:40pm
Killian Court

Gurbir Dhillon (Stanford/MIT) The tamely ramified Fundamental Local Equivalence Let G be a reductive group with Langlands dual G'. Gaitsgory conjectured...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The Alchemist

SPEAKER: Tapio Ala-Nissila (Aalto (Finland) and Loughborough University (United Kingdom) TITLE: Does Quantum Work Even Exist? ABSTRACT: One of the...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting: Holiday Potluck

Celebrate the end of the semester and the beginning of the vacation and holiday seaon with us! Bring your favorite hometown holiday dish or dessert or snack...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Engineering Solvent-Polymer Interactions for Ultrahigh-Resolution Printing of 3D Nanostructures, Prof. Yeon Sik Jung, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Polymers and Soft Matter Seminar Seminar 3:30 PM Refreshments 3:00 PM

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:30pm to 4:45pm
 
Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar with Prof. James De Yoreo

They Call It Free Energy, So Hey, Why Pay? Abstract: Hierarchical organization is a fundamental principle underlying the high level of function achieved by...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monthly Afternoon Break

Monthly Afternoon Break: Every second Wednesday, starting Sept 11 Co-sponsored by the ISO and MIT Postdoc Association, with support from MindHandHeart & the...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
SMSD Seminar - Impact of drops and beads of complex fluids and gels

Professor Laurence Ramos, Université de Montpellier Spray and drop impact are ubiquitous processes in industry, agriculture and every-day life. In all...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:00pm
Jonas Peters (Caltech): MIT-Harvard Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Title: TBA

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
MIT Lie Groups Seminar

Featured Speaker : Moshe Adrian (Queens College, City University of New York) Title : On the sections of the Weyl group Abstract : Let G be a...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Alchemist

SPEAKER: Daniel Fortunato (Harvard University) TITLE: The ultraspherical spectral element method ABSTRACT: We introduce a novel spectral element method...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Christmas Celebration in Scripture, Prayer, and Song

Join us to celebrate of the gift of Christ's incarnation through readings, prayers for peace and courage, and beautiful Christmas songs both traditional and...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:15pm to 8:00pm
Policy options to promote electric vehicles: Evidence from China

This talk discusses the factors that are driving the development of the electric vehicle market in China, including state and local government policies and...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Fallback Photo

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,...

AKPIA@MIT Lecture by Pankaj Vir Gupta: Architecture - Between Ecology and History

Wednesday, December 11 Architecture - Between Ecology and History Pankaj Vir Gupta Department of Architecture, University of Virginia

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00pm
IDM Sales Gala

The IDM Sales Gala will showcase products designed, developed, and manufactured by IDM students. These beautiful and functional kitchen products will be...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
COURSE - SRI ISOPANISAD

The 108 Upanishads are considered the essence of all the Vedas, and Shri Ishopanishad is foremost among them. Discover the distilled essence of all knowledge...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catholic Mass

Weeday Mass, Adoration and Confession

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30pm

Thursday, December 12, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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,...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Community Craft Fair

Join us over two days to find that perfect holiday gift, right on campus in Lobby 10! Interested in being a vendor? Apply here! Proceeds from this event...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass

Weekday Mass

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:05pm
Fallback Photo

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

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Career Connect Consultations

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

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Cookies with Canines

Cookies with Canines, the popular therapy dogs program for exam week, continues. Take a break from your studies to come to Hayden Library and spend some time...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fallback Photo

International students, scholars and spouses are invited to join us for a look at the Christian Bible or our book club to practice English and learn...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 3:00pm
MIT D-Lab Tour

MIT D-Lab: designing for a more equitable world. This is a ~45-minute tour of MIT D-Lab intended for members of the general public. Hear about the history of...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony

Join us for a Japanese tea ceremony performed by Mrs. Kyoko Wada, who has been studying the Japanese Tea Ceremony for more than 30 years. She will share "the...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
 
Overcoming Challenges of Climate Policy

Overcoming Challenges of Climate Policy: Beyond the Climate Symposia The recent MIT Climate Symposium "Challenges of Climate Policy" gave a broad overview...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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(Men's Basketball) Bridgewater State University vs. MIT

(Men's Basketball) Bridgewater State University vs. MIT

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:00pm
 
The Silence: Work in Progress directed by Jay Scheib: MIT Performing

In this work-in-progress performance, Jay Scheib reinvents Ingmar Bergman's The Silence (1963) in an exploration of live cinema and the excavation of...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

Friday, December 13, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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,...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Community Craft Fair

Join us over two days to find that perfect holiday gift, right on campus in Lobby 10! Interested in being a vendor? Apply here! Proceeds from this event...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) - Grigorii Skorupskii (Dinca)

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

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Hood Chatham Title: Lubin-Tate theory Abstract: TBA The talk will be accompanied by breakfast.

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10:10am to 11:40am
English Conversation Group

If you would like to feel more comfortable conversing in English and work on your fluency via cultural dialogues about life in the US, customs, and current...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
MIT Spouses and Partners Cooking Group

The MIT Cooking Group is open for all the MIT community. For those who love and have a passion for food and cooking. Our members have a varied level of...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:15am to 2:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Mass

Weekday Mass

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 12:05pm
Finals Week Study Breaks

Seasonal stress got you down? Take a break at your favorite MIT Libraries locations. We’ll be there with a word of encouragement and some tasty...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Sherry Xueying Guo

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Ensemble Properties of Extrasolar Planetary Systems: Host Stars, Occurrence Rate and...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:00pm
Filming with Shakespeare’s The Merchant in Venice

Join us for the Encore Screening of “Filming with Shakespeare’s The Merchant in Venice” Friday, December 13th at MIT Room 2-105. Come glimpse a major...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Paul Hummrickhouse, Idaho National Laboratory

Tritium extraction from gases, liquid metals, and molten salts Paul Humrickhouse, Idaho National Laboratory This presentation will review extraction system...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Ashdown Winter De-stress

Grad students, come de-stress at Ashdown before finals! We will have hot chocolate, food, self-care activities including nail painting, holiday ornament...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
LGSA Fiesta de Invierno

LGSA would like to cordially invite you to our 2019 Fiesta de Invierno, celebrating the culmination of an academic term and the beginnings of new...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6:00pm
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Graduate Hillel Shabbat Dinner

Share a Shabbat dinner and enhance your Jewish education with the Jewish graduate student community. Open to all graduate students 21+. For more...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Hail Satan? - Film Screening and Q&A with Lucien Greaves

On Friday the 13th (yes, we know) of December, the Secular Society of MIT is pleased to host a screening of Hail Satan?, a humorous and timely documentary...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00pm
Physics and Photography Workshop for Adults

Join us for a unique workshop on the physics of light and photography as part of the Museum’s ongoing program series related to The Polaroid Project....

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Silence: Work in Progress directed by Jay Scheib: MIT Performing

In this work-in-progress performance, Jay Scheib reinvents Ingmar Bergman's The Silence (1963) in an exploration of live cinema and the excavation of...

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30pm

Saturday, December 14, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

(Men's Track and Field) Alumni Meet

(Men's Track and Field) Alumni Meet, 12:00 PM

(Women's Track and Field) Alumni Meet

(Women's Track and Field) Alumni Meet, 12:00 PM

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

from https://globalai.community/global-ai-bootcamp/

First time in Boston - Global AI Bootcamp. This is a free one-day event organized across the world by local communities that are passionate about Artificial...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tang Hall Brunch

Brunch. Smoothies. You. Tang Hall. Deliciousness. Enjoy a wholesome brunch before Finals. Bring your appetite! Sponsored by GSC Funding Board.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony

Join us for a Japanese tea ceremony performed by Mrs. Kyoko Wada, who has been studying the Japanese Tea Ceremony for more than 30 years. She will share "the...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00pm to 3:00pm
 
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Polariod Spotlight Tours

Explore The Polaroid Project with guest scientists, artists, and designers who will share their unique perspectives on particular aspects of the exhibition....

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00pm to 2:30pm
MIT Women's Chorale Winter Concert

Join us for the MIT Women's Chorale Winter Concert: Herald of a Winter Nigh Music includes: Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & Music of Kodaly,...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Joint Grad ABSK Bible Study

Join us this Saturday for an insightful Bible study followed by food and fellowship! We will meet at Harvard's Science Center. Please contact Jessamyn...

MITBDT Ballroom Dance Social

Join the MIT Ballroom Dance Team at our December social! Free for MIT students! 7:30PM - Beginner Waltz Lesson Beginners welcome! No experience or partner...

The Silence: Work in Progress directed by Jay Scheib: MIT Performing

In this work-in-progress performance, Jay Scheib reinvents Ingmar Bergman's The Silence (1963) in an exploration of live cinema and the excavation of...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

Sunday, December 15, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

Catholic Sunday Mass

Catholic Mass

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 9:30am
Church at the Chapel

Join us for a Sunday morning Protestant worship service, led by Rev. Natalie Hill from the MIT Protestant Community. All are welcome! Coffee, snacks and...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Sunday Mass

Catholic Mass

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1:00pm
Catholic Sunday Mass

Catholic Mass

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 5:00pm
Song & Stillness: Taize at MIT

Song & Stillness: Taizé @ MIT opens the new academic year on Sunday evening, September 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the MIT chapel. We continue to join in...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Monday, December 16, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Spirited Suppers

Join us for a home-cooked meal, friendship, conversation, and activities to build community and find inspiration for the week ahead! It is a welcoming and...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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,...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Thesis Defense - Alicia Zamudia

Young lab I “Insights into gene regulation by phase separation and developmental signaling”

Department of Biology Presents: A Conversation with a Scientist Series

"A Conversation with Professor Penny Chisholm", with an introduction by Andres Cubillos

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Physics PhD Thesis Defense: Li Jing

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense: ’’Physics and Artificial Intelligence: Algorithms and Applications’’ Presented by Li...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00am
Toddler Playgroup

This is a weekly group for parents of toddlers, to share information and support each other. Are you looking to connect with other parents and their...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Thesis Defense: James F. Bramante

Wave-driven Geomorphology of Pacific Carbonate Coastlines: From Landscape to Wavelength Scale A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Calm 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 16, 2019 at 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Career Connect Consultations

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

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Caroling with MS&PC

MS&PC members are going to sing songs and bring a smile to the community at the Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care in Cambridge (1575 Cambridge...

 Tango Classes

Greetings Tango Dancers, New series of MIT classes are going to start on MONDAY, September 9. The classes are open to the public. Please join us or tell...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Finals Week Study Breaks

Seasonal stress got you down? Take a break at your favorite MIT Libraries locations. We’ll be there with a word of encouragement and some tasty...

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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, December 17, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
DMSE Doctoral Thesis Defense - Sarah Goodman

Doctoral Thesis Defense Nanostructured materials towards high-efficiency visible and ultraviolet light emitting diodes: Structure-property correlation on...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances

Working primarily in sculpture and installation, Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade explores structures of reality such as time and space, as well as systems...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | List Projects: Becca Albee

Becca Albee (born Portland, ME) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose photo-based installations often emerge from her encounters with historical materials,...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Fallback Photo

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, December 17, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Finals Week Study Breaks

Seasonal stress got you down? Take a break at your favorite MIT Libraries locations. We’ll be there with a word of encouragement and some tasty...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

 Smart Manufacturing: Moving from Static to Dynamic Manufacturing Operations

MIT’s Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics to...

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...

Irrawaddy River: People, Landscapes & Boats

The Irrawaddy River is the major waterway and largest river in Myanmar. It flows from north to south and it is used by Burmese people daily to take baths, do...

Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals (Spanish)

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...

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...

Vermeer Through a New Lens

This exhibition is by Boston-based writer and artist and 2007 MIT alumni Will Dowd. These thirteen prints use the paintings of Vermeer—those paragons of...

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, December 18, 2019 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
New and Expecting Parents at Westgate

Led by MIT parents, "New and Expecting Parents Westgate" is a group for expecting parents or parents with young kids. Ages range from newborn to three years...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11:00am
Newcomers 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, December 18, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Meridian Singers: Join us for fall rehearsals

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus directed by Michael Barrett and open to all in the MIT community, is seeking new members. During our fall season, we...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11:45am to 1:15pm