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Elemental MIT

Created by AMPS-MIT Video Productions, Elemental MIT includes a collection of videos that were presented daily during the MIT150 celebration. These videos illustrate the richness of the MIT experience through glimpses at our not too distant past, and feature a sampling of the remarkable events and people that have made and continue to make MIT an extraordinary place.


Collection videos

Eric Grimson—Image Guided Surgery (1995)

Eric Grimson—Image Guided Surgery (...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:01:49 | 9847 views

Professor Eric Grimson is internationally recognized for his research in computer vision, especially in applications in medical image analysis. In 2011, Grimson, a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, was named the Chancellor o...

Eric Lander—Human Genome Project

Eric Lander—Human Genome Project

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:38 | 5321 views

Professor Eric Lander, founding director of the Broad Institute, was a world leader of the international Human Genome Project (HGP), which launched a new era in biomedicine. With the successful completion of HGP in 2003, Lander and the B...

Paul E. Gray Inauguration (Sept. 26, 1980)

Paul E. Gray Inauguration (Sept. 26...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:01:42 | 7437 views

For more than 60 years, Paul E. Gray has been a part of MIT. Dr. Gray entered MIT as a freshman in 1950 and would earn his SB, SM, and ScD degrees in electrical engineering at MIT. He served on the faculty as an academic administrator, a...

Susan Hockfield selected 16th president of MIT

Susan Hockfield selected 16th presi...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:25 | 9937 views

On the morning of August 26, 2004, MIT announced that Susan Hockfield, a distinguished neuroscientist and then Provost at Yale University, had been selected the 16th president of MIT. Later that afternoon, the MIT community gathered in 1...

Salman Rushdie named Honorary Visiting Professor of the Humanities—<br>Susan Sontag provides Introduction (1993)

Salman Rushdie named Honorary Visit...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:49 | 13083 views

On November 23, 1993, author Salman Rushdie made an unannounced visit to MIT and accepted an award as Honorary Visiting Professor of the Humanities. Rushdie had been living in hiding ever since a death sentence was issued by the Ayatolla...

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Collection details

Category
Life at MIT
Language
English
Website
Elemental MIT Video Collection (http://mit150.mit.edu/multimedia/collection/34)

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