Events

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

No Way Forward No Way Back

Exhibition Open Tuesday to Friday, December 5-8, 2017 Join the Artist In Conversation with Filmmaker Anandana Kapur Friday, December 8, 2017, 6-7pm (Free...

Safety Culture Video Contest

Safety is embedded in the MIT Culture and now we want you to show the community. Create and Submit a 3-4 minute Video Illustrating Safety Culture in Action...

Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Final Doctoral Thesis Defense: Daniil Kitchaev

Mr. Daniil Kitchaev on his final DMSE doctoral thesis defense titled, “Development and Validation of a Computational Approach to Predicting the Synthesis of...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 9:00am to 10:00am
China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 10:00am
Pushing the limits of electron microscopy to enable new atomic scale insights into material properties

Speaker: Dr. James M. LeBeau Associate Director Analytical Instrumentation Facility North Carolina State University Abstract: Displacement of atoms away...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Microwave Photonics Technology and Applications: Dr. Paul Juodawlkis [APhys Lecture]

Applied Physics @ MIT hosts a talk by Dr. Paul Juodawlkis, Assistant Leader of the Quantum Information and Integrated Nanosystems Group at MIT Lincoln...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
Considering a Master's Degree?

Join us for a live, virtual info session to learn about the MIT master's in engineering *and* management for early-mid career professionals -- MIT System...

Electronic Math Education Seminar

Robin Pemantle (University of Pennsylvania) "Active Learning at Penn: 2013 - 2017" This is a math-centric history of the active learning initiatives at...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:00pm
 
Global Health & Ethical Challenges Panel: Get Good Stuff Done

What are common ethical challenges in global health experiences? How should a student prepare in advance, act while in-country, and work with program...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Heimo Zobernig: Chess Painting

Heimo Zobernig : chess painting features the work of Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig (b 1958, Mauthen, Austria) whose art practice includes sculpture,...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Raising Bilingual Children

Presented by Suzanne Flynn, Ph.D.; Professor of Linguistics and Language Acquisition, MIT How might being bilingual benefit your child? What is the best way...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
PICS Seminar: Eliot Young (SwRI)

"Listening for Bolides: Infrasound Detection of Small Earth Impactors" The Earth's atmosphere acts as a witness plate for incoming meteors. Flashes from...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday Free English Conversation

Join us for a quick hour of practicing English with native speakers at round tables in Building W11-190. Make friends. Exchange culture. Practice American...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Israel National Security Challenges and their influence on  Scientific Research and Development

Organized by the American Technion Society and MISTI MIT-Israel Israel Lab in collaboration with: MIT Center for International Studies; MIT Security Studies...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Henri Martikainen (Helsinki) "Multi-parameter estimates via operator-valued shifts" We discuss some recent dyadic methods to prove new estimates for...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 3:00pm
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Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Stephen Harrison)

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Harrison, Harvard Medical School, Title: "Kinetochore Structure", hosted by Professor Cathy Drennan. The Biology Colloquium is a weekly...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Matteo Bonforte (UA Madrid) "Nonlinear and Nonlocal Degenerate Diffusions on Bounded Domains" Full abstract is visible here. Note there are two seminar...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 4:00pm
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Regularized Nonlinear Acceleration

LIDS Seminar Series Speaker: Alexandre d’Aspremont Affiliation: École Normale Supérieure Abstract We describe a convergence acceleration technique for...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Physical Chemistry Seminar Series

Professor Dor Ben-Amotz, Purdue University "Hydrophobic Crossovers and Hydration-Shell Fragility"

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Jorge Cham from PhD Comics: Communicating Your Research

Jorge Cham will relay his experiences creating successful science communication projects (videos that have been viewed by millions of people and a book...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Weekly Secular Forum: Equality, Islam, and Human Rights

This week, we will discuss the topics of the preceding Thursday evening's event with the Ex-Muslims of North America panel discussing Islam and human rights...

Aikido

Aikido is a Martial art that emphasizes blending with the attacker, rather than confronting the attacker with hard techniques such as punches and kicks....

Marijuana Technology

Few can deny the expansive growth and attention the legal cannabis industry is experiencing right now. Despite the still nebulous policy and politics...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Seminar on Applied Algebra and Geometry

Speaker: David Spivak, MIT Title: Diagrams for tensor networks and systems of nonlinear equations Abstract: The same category-theoretic formalism...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Pub NIght with MIT Spouses & Partners Connect

Hosted by MS&PC member Sylvia her husband Justin, a grad student at Sloan and little Tippi. Bring your partner and friends for a relaxed evening at the...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 6:00pm
Travels of My Life: Boston, the Era of Dreams

Piano recital and book description with architect, author and muscian Jordi Querol. Selections from Albeniz, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. Free and open to...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Gynepathology Research at MIT

Come learn about MIT's Center for Gynepathology Research (CGR), their successes, and its MacArthur Foundation origins! It's an informative talk on how the...

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
(Men's Basketball) MIT at Emmanuel College

(Men's Basketball) MIT at Emmanuel College

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 7:00pm
 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017