Events

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures

Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures is offered for credit as 15.393. It is also open to others on a Not for Credit basis. This 6 evening session course...

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Pause for ten minutes of daily mindfulness @2:50 PM EST every day (or 7:50 AM Eastern U.S. and Canada) Take a short break together because chronic...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:45am to 8:00am
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BWSI 2022!

Nominating high school students (rising seniors) for the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI) 2022 Summer Program prerequisite online courses is now...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 8:00am to 9:00am
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2022 LIDS Student Conference

The annual LIDS Student Conference is a student-organized, student-run conference that provides an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to present...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 9:00am to 5:30pm
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Computational modeling tools for promoting low-carbon electricity

Monday, January 24-Friday, January 28, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ET each day (5 classes) Location: E51-376 Register by January 19. Email Pablo Duenas...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
WCC Consultations are open during IAP 2022. Don’t wait -- schedule today!

The Writing and Communication Center offers free one-on-one professional advice from communication experts with advanced degrees and publishing experience....

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Introduction to Microfluidics and Lab on a Chip: Basic Theory, Design, Simulation, and Applications

This workshop will review the background and fundamental aspects of microfluidics, design and fabrication methods to develop microfluidic devices, simulation...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Killian Court

Offered by Christopher Di Perna Students will learn basic welding techniques including: oxy acetylene welding, MIG welding, and TIG welding. Students are...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 9:30am to 11:30am
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Congratulations—you’ve got research data! This session will walk you through the dos and don’ts associated with research data and artifacts, all of those...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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Coordination of nearest neighbor atoms in a 2D atomic array, example PDF plot and Panalytical Empyrean experimental setup

Total scattering or pair distribution function analysis (PDF) is an analytical technique that provides structural information from disordered materials by...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Inclusive Bio- and Crypto- Innovation: How Law and Technology Co-Evolve (Part I)

The legislative process still takes place mostly without input from those who understand the realities of newly deployed technologies. How can scientists,...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Killian Court

Offered by Shaymus Hudson. Students in this class will learn the techniques necessary for lost wax coating of metals. They will first make models of the...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Working Efficiently during your PhD and Postdoc

Unless you know how to squeeze more than 24 hours in a day, you are probably receptive to advice on how to achieve more in the time you have. Rather than add...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Writing Your Thesis Proposal in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Before you write a thesis or dissertation, you are usually required to get the approval of a “proposal” or “prospectus.” In this workshop, Bob Irwin, a WCC...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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Trading Non-Tradables: The Implications of Europe's Job Posting Policy

Mathilde Munoz, Paris School of Economics- Virtual Presentation

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Speaker: Sam Wurzel, Technology to Market Advisor, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy Over the past five years the number of fusion energy startups has...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Declutter Your Mind and Tidy Up Your Job Search

"Marie Kondo" your upcoming US or international job search! It’s no secret that job searching can be a long, and sometimes demoralizing slog. In this...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Practical Machine Learning

If you are interested in attending, please join the mailing list here: https://forms.gle/D2wWadwE1u1iA6H67. We will be using this to send out links to class...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
SOLD OUT IAP COURSE - HANDLING NEGATIVITY

Suppose we are trapped in a cell with a cellmate who constantly draws our attention to the many terrible images on the cell walls. While we may try to...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Stretch Your Impact - Using Social Media for Good

Join the PKG Center for our last “Stretch Your Impact” session of IAP. For this season finale, we are thrilled to be joined by Pabel Martinez and Adán...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Photo: Kristen Dorsey and her soft mechanical sensors

MLK Visiting Scholar Kristen Dorsey talks about developments in soft mechanical sensors, 3D printed textiles, and more; the need for culture change in...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
American Perceptions of Climate Change (IAP Workshop)

Over 50% of Americans are worried about climate change – but why is the rest of the country not? Do they just not get it? Are they duped by misinformation...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
BioBots (BioMakers Workshop)

The BioMakers IAP Google Calendar (Check for Updates) Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-4 pm starting Jan 6th (+ Friday session 1/14 1-2 PM) Workshop...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Killian Court

Offered by Mike Tarkanian. Students will learn basic blacksmithing techniques using traditional tools to hand forge mild steel. Drawing a taper, forming a...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
CMS.S61/S97 DJ Culture and Performance

Students will learn the foundational practices of the live DJ (disk jockey) and explore music and dance scenes across several generations and cultures....

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wiesner Building, E15-320
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Have you ever wondered how technology that’s developed in universities and other academic institutions gets translated into a product to benefit the public?...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Killian Court

Offered by George Varnavides. Generative art is a type of audiovisual art generated using an algorithm. It often lies at the intersection of mathematical...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Experiment with antennas and analog/digital circuits!

Design, build and test your own full-duplex radio with real-world hardware/software engineering! Full-duplex technology is revolutionizing the wireless...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
IAP Non-Credit Activity: THERE ARE NO BAD SKETCHES / An introduction to Travel Drawing

Workshop exposes students to a multi-media way of capturing a sense of place through an observational tour of the Cambridge and Boston area. This course...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
IAP Workshop: Crafting your Thesis Proposal

Your Ph.D. thesis proposal is likely your first foray into writing a research or grant proposal. Different from a research paper or report, it represents an...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Typical English Table

Class is now meeting again IN PERSON for Fall 2021. Led by an actual ESL teacher & native English speakers to help you improve your English speaking...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Make your research computationally reproducible

Open and reproducible research has become essential for scientific research. What do we mean by reproducible or replicable research? Why do you need to...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thalamus Seminar Series - Prof. Xiaoke Chen (Stanford)

Hosted by Dheeraj Roy and Ying Zhang, Brain & Cognitive Sciences Dept, McGovern Institute for Brain Research https://mit.zoom.us/j/96658587766

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
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Build to a Purposeful Career

How do you reconcile your interests, passions, and motivations to construct a rewarding career? With a little reflection, and some LEGO, you will have an...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
When your relationship with food, weight, and body image are in conflict with your values

Do you feel that you are frequently thinking about food, your weight, or your body image? When we are so focused on these things, we often miss important...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Momentum 2022 Competition Day

The Office of Minority Education (OME) invites all Institute members to our annual Momentum Competition Day on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 2:30-5:00 p.m....

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:30pm to 5:00pm
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Ten minutes for your mind @2:50 PM EST every day (Eastern U.S. and Canada) Take a short break together because chronic uncertainty may cause anxiety,...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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Introduction to CRISPR (BioMakers Workshop)

Schedule: 2 hour sessions (Jan 17th, Jan 19th, Jan 25th, Jan 27th in the afternoon 3 pm - 5 pm). Only sign-up for one session! Workshop Contact: Ellie Feng,...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Music Recital

The MIT math department music recital will be returning once again this IAP, taking place in Killian Hall on 1/27/2022 from 3pm-5pm. The recital is a yearly...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Beyond the Lab: Journey from Scientist to Founder with E14 Fund

Are you a scientist or engineer curious about starting a deep tech company? Do you want to visit MIT startups in action and learn from founders who have...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
MAS.S73: Moving Beyond The Replication Crisis: How to Spot Misleading Social Science and Design Better Experiments

Offered for 3 credits P/D/F and open to listenersMeets T/Th 4-6p in E15-359 (1/11, 1/13, 1/20, 1/25, and 1/27) Course Description The replication and...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
techno-inquiry

With this reading group, we aim at slowing down and promote critical reflection over the work we do everyday. We will do this by investigating, together,...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ulan Bator

Virtual info session (IAP, not for credit) for a new six-unit spring course where students tackle real-world climate & sustainability challenges. All...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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Braxton Cook, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Sean Jones

Three Thursday conversations with renowned jazz artists on composing with a social justice lens IAP 2021: It Must Be Now!— Advancing social justice actions...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
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MIT Heavy Metal 101 IAP 2022

Not a Metallurgy class! This veteran crash-course is coming back in full force and will have you head banging, air guitaring, and devil horn raising in no...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ceramic Pitchers

In this four-week long intermediate and advanced level clay class, we will learn several pitcher forms. With an emphasis on handles and spouts, we will learn...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
UNBOXING RELIGION: The Bahá’í Faith

In this series of virtual classes, ORSEL chaplains and guests will introduce you to the world’s religious traditions. Attend one session, or as many as you...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Winter School 2022

Winter School is a chance to learn how to safely go on winter adventures. We lead a variety of day trips on the weekends for beginners to advanced outdoors...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Isn't Religion Just a Psychological Delusion - Just Wishful Thinking to Comfort People?

Many today would say they do not want to believe in God, but that those who do are driven to do so as a kind of wish fulfillment. This “You wish” argument...

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
West Coast Swing

Come learn some West Coast Swing steps this IAP with MIT Ballroom Dance Club! Our classes are free, fun, energetic and suitable for beginners! No partner or...

Thursday, January 27, 2022