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Luminescent Solar Concentrators Explained

Luminescent Solar Concentrators Exp...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:16:00 | 3519 views

05/19/2009 6:00 PM MuseumMarc Baldo, Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceDescription: Researchers are well along in designing a highly effi...

Next Generation Solar Cells _ Lowering Costs, Improving Performance and Scale

Next Generation Solar Cells _ Lower...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:21:00 | 3707 views

05/05/2009 6:00 PM MuseumTonio Buonassisi, Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Photovoltaic ResearchDescription: According to Tonio Buonassisi, we're "on the cusp" of achieving a competitive technology for capturing the limitless energy ...

Engineering for the Ecological Age: Lessons from History

Engineering for the Ecological Age:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:24:00 | 7526 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...

An Evening with Video Artist Bill Viola

An Evening with Video Artist Bill V...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:47:00 | 6513 views

03/10/2009 6:30 PM 10"250Bill ViolaDescription: Bill Violadims the lights in MIT's Room 10"250, and begins to talk of life, death and all that lies between, leaving the realm of classroom and entering a place of potential enlightenment. ...

Paint it Black: Avoiding the Financial Beast of Burden in 2009 and Beyond

Paint it Black: Avoiding the Financ...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:29:00 | 3357 views

02/25/2009 7:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJames Poterba, MIT Mitsui Professor of Economics; David Tabak, '90, Senior VP, National Economic Research Associates; Alan Cohen, '82, Senior Managing Director, York Capital ManagementDescription: "Pa...

Innovative Leadership during Economic Crisis

Innovative Leadership during Econom...

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:55:09 | 4939 views

02/18/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumEmmanuel Maceda, SM '89, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Bain & CompanyDescription: The same institutional tenets guiding innovative management during good times needn't waver during a downturn, even the presen...

Challenges to the Global Economy

Challenges to the Global Economy

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:12:00 | 4552 views

02/11/2009 5:30 PM Wong AuditoriumMartin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Simon Johnson, PhD '89, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of ManagementDescription: If economi...

Composing a Career and Life

Composing a Career and Life

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:52:06 | 13585 views

05/07/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumLinda A. Mason, Chairman & Founder, Bright Horizons Family SolutionsDescription: Linda Mason was originally going to make a case study of Bright Horizons, her $1.3 billion, early childhood care business...

Chomsky on Gaza

Chomsky on Gaza

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:51:00 | 2536 views

01/13/2009 4:00 PM WongNoam Chomsky, Institute Professor, MITDescription: While he admits to no surprise about events in Gaza, Noam Chomsky does consider "the latest U.S."Israeli attack on helpless Palestinians" a step beyond terrorism a...

The International Development Fair: The Human Factor at Work in the World

The International Development Fair:...

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:35:14 | 1851 views

10/03/2008 10:30 AM Little KresgeAmy Smith, '84, SM '95, ENG '95, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical EngineeringDescription: Imagine if thousands of Amy Smiths were unleashed on the world, providing simple, ingenious inventions to...

Beyond the Bench: Preparing MIT Students for the Challenges of Global Leadership

Beyond the Bench: Preparing MIT Stu...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:24:00 | 2082 views

10/03/2008 9:30 AM Little KresgeJames A. Champy, '63, SM '65, Chairman of Consulting Perot Systems Corporation; Life Member, MIT Corporation; Subra Suresh, ScD '81, Dean, MIT School of Engineering; ; Adele Naude Santos, Dean MIT Scho...

Global Concerns of National Importance for the Next US Administration

Global Concerns of National Importa...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:26:00 | 2037 views

10/28/2008 4:30 PM Wong AuditoriumAdmiral William Fallon, Former Head of CENTCOM,; Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at MIT Center for International Studies Description: "I've drunk kava in the South Pacific and rubbed noses with natives," says ...