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Rethinking Climate Change: The Past 150 Years and the Next 100 Years

Rethinking Climate Change: The Past...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 02:13:00 | 14391 views

04/21/2011 4:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJohn Reilly, Co"director of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management ; Kerry Emanuel, '76, PhD '78, Professor of Atmospheric Science;...

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenges of Deep Water Drilling and Future Oil Resource Recovery

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenge...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:03:00 | 13985 views

09/28/2010 4:15 PM E14"674Andrew J. Whittle, ScD '87, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Nancy Leveson, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics; Roland Pellenq, Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Eng...

Engineering for the Ecological Age: Lessons from History

Engineering for the Ecological Age:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:24:00 | 13378 views

05/01/2009 2:00 PM Bartos theaterJohn Ochsendorf, Associate Professor, Department of ArchitectureDescription: John Ochsendorf, a structural engineer, "fell in love with archaeology" during college. His senior thesis at Cornell involved a...

The Response to the Gulf Oil Spill

The Response to the Gulf Oil Spill

MIT Energy Initiative

Added 5 years ago | 01:08:00 | 13257 views

This talk was given on December 14, 2010 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. Juliette Kayyem was the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs in the Department of Homeland Security. Rear Admiral Peter Neffenger was the Deputy N...

Niki Gomez, Legatum Fellow

Fellowship 2008-2009

Added 7 years ago | 00:02:02 | 12524 views

Niki Gomez hails from Sri Lanka and is currently a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership at the Sloan School of Management. Her focus is on solar energy development Sri Lanka.

Climate Change in a Changing World: Meeting the Needs of Humanity and the Planet

Climate Change in a Changing World:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:59:57 | 11865 views

04/22/2009 7:00 PM Simmons HallSteven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense FundDescription: The "dominant story of the next century" will be one of either gloom or redemption, says Steven Hamburg, depending on how humanity cho...

Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian

Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:58:30 | 9561 views

04/29/2010 12:00 PM MuseumEric Chivian, Co"founder International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War; 1985 Nobel Peace PrizeDescription: In 1978, in his last years of residency in psychiatry at Mass General Hospital, Eric Chivi...

Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill: Evidence of the Environmental Impacts of the Event

Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:02:00 | 8894 views

09/28/2010 1:30 PM E14"674Dr. Maria T. Zuber, E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, Head of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT ; ; Eric Adams, Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Elizabeth Kuj...

Hines: The Man, The Company

Hines: The Man, The Company

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:51:04 | 8577 views

10/01/2010 1:00 PM e14"633Gerald D. Hines, Founder and Chairman, HinesDescription: An iconic figure in real estate development, Gerald D. Hines relates lessons learned over his half"century career to an admiring industry audience. Lever...

Transportation in Contemporary Society: A Complex Systems Approach

Transportation in Contemporary Soci...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:05:00 | 7147 views

03/09/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Joseph Sussman, J R East Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringDescription: In the nineteen fifties and sixties, students of transportation focused on building infrastructure and applied lessons from the...

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Century Imperative for Engineering History

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Centur...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:36:00 | 6295 views

05/02/2008 2:00 PM Bartos theaterDavid P. Billington, Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering; Princeton University; Description: Great civil engineers finds an aesthetic appropriate for their building's material and structure, asserts...

Recent History of Boston Transportation (1990"2007)

Recent History of Boston Transporta...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:01:00 | 6034 views

03/13/2008 2:00 PM 8"404Frederick P. Salvucci, '61, SM '62, Senior Lecturer, Center for Transportation and Logistics, MITDescription: Frederick Salvucci's perspective on transportation development is an amalgam of civil engineering, hist...