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Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian

Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian

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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...

Transportation, the Built Environment and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Developing Cities

Transportation, the Built Environme...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:59:46 | 3532 views

04/06/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Chris Zegras, Ford Career Development Assistant Professor of Transportation and Urban Planning, MITDescription: It seems that income and travel are inextricably linked. As communities gain wealth and prosperity, ...

Transportation in Contemporary Society: A Complex Systems Approach

Transportation in Contemporary Soci...

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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...

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

Climate Change in a Changing World:...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:59:57 | 9314 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...

Engineering for the Ecological Age: Lessons from History

Engineering for the Ecological Age:...

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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...

Opportunities in Infrastructure and Built Environment

Opportunities in Infrastructure and...

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09/19/2008 2:45 PM KresgeSarah Slaughter, 82, SM'87, PhD 91, Associate Director for Buildings & Infrastructure, MIT Energy Initiative; Judith Layzer, PhD '99, Linde Career Development Associate Professor of Environmental Policy; Milton...

The History of MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning

The History of MIT's Department of ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:51:30 | 3174 views

04/04/2008 9:00 AM Broad InstituteGary Hack, PhD '76, Paley Professor of City and Regional Planning, Dean of the School of Design, University of PennsylvaniaDescription: Who better than Gary Hack to recount the colorful 75"year tale of ...

The City Car

The City Car

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:10:00 | 3854 views

03/19/2008 6:00 PM MuseumWilliam J. Mitchell, Alexander W. Dreyfoos Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences ; Director, Smart Cities research group, MIT Media Lab; Ryan Chin MA, '00, SM '04, Doctoral Student, Smart Citie...

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

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

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:36:00 | 4535 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...

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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...

Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal

Rebuilding the City of New Orleans:...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:39:11 | 2450 views

01/30/2008 11:30 AM 32"123John Fernandez, '85, Associate Professor, Department of ArchitectureDescription: It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, ...

Global Resources and the Built Environment

Global Resources and the Built Envi...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:56:46 | 3021 views

06/09/2007 11:55 AM KresgeJohn Fernandez, '85, Associate Professor, Department of ArchitectureDescription: With staggering statistics, John Fernandez persuades his audience that rapidly expanding urban centers are consuming too much of t...