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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 3 years ago | 00:30:04 | 4421 views

Sebastian Seung, MIT professor of computational neuroscience and of physics, is among the cutting-edge researchers undertaking the monumental task of mapping the brain's connections. Seung believes that the biological basis for identity ...

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American Grand Strategy for the New Era

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 3 years ago | 00:33:16 | 5371 views

The international security scene has changed markedly since the 20th century. Other major powers now pose much less threat to the US than in the past. At the same time, non-state actors pose much greater danger—most importantly the...

Desalination: The Key to Clean Drinking Water?

Desalination: The Key to Clean Drin...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 3 years ago | 00:31:00 | 5258 views

More than a billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water. Sea water is one possible solution. But current methods of desalination are expensive, energy intensive, and require infrastructure not usually available in areas ...

Introducing: Atmospheric Chemist - Prof. Susan Solomon

Introducing: Atmospheric Chemist - ...

EAPS

Added over 3 years ago | 00:06:17 | 7429 views

Susan Solomon is widely recognized as a leader in the field of atmospheric science. She is well known for having pioneered the theory explaining why the ozone hole occurs in Antarctica, and obtaining some of the first chemical measuremen...

Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs II

Celebrating Science and Engineering...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 02:03:00 | 8160 views

03/28/2011 3:30 PM KresgeAngela Belcher, Germeshausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Biological Engineering; Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education MIT, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Sara Se...

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and Current Challenges

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:29:00 | 10038 views

03/28/2011 10:30 AM KresgeDr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT ; Shirley Ann Jackson, '68, PhD '73, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Charles M. ...

Education in the United States

Education in the United States

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 02:26:00 | 4205 views

03/17/2011 7:00 PM 32"123Evelyn Higginbotham, Professor of History and African American Studies, Harvard University; Sylvester Gates, Department of Physics, MLK Visiting Professor, MIT; Paula T. Hammond, Bayer Professor of Chemical Eng...

Energy Education Showcase: How MIT is Preparing Students for New Challenges

Energy Education Showcase: How MIT ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 4138 views

03/09/2011 2:30 PM 32"155Vladimir Bulovic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ; Robert Jaffe, Morningstar Professor of Physics; Donald Lessard, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management; Leon R. Gli...

McGovern Institute: Ten Years of Understanding the Brain in Health and Disease

McGovern Institute: Ten Years of Un...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 00:30:00 | 5209 views

10/14/2010 4:00 PM 46Robert Desimone, Director, McGovern Institute; The Doris and Don Berkey Professor of NeuroscienceDescription: Psychiatric illness and neurological disorders such as autism, depression, and Alzheimer's disease cause c...

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 00:44:53 | 3866 views

06/05/2010 KresgeDr. Susan Hockfield, President, MITDescription: Note: This video has some audio problems, which get resolved at early on with some help from an audience member, presumed to be a Course VI alum. MIT President Susan Hock...

Jenkins' Farewell -- Reflections on a Career at MIT (MIT Commnuications Forum)

Jenkins' Farewell -- Reflections on...

MIT Communications Forum

Added over 3 years ago | 01:39:00 | 16229 views

04/22/2010 5:00 PM Bartos theaterHenry Jenkins, Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California; ; William Uricchio, Professor of Comparative Media Studies; Description: In...

MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems

MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 3 years ago | 01:13:00 | 4237 views

06/16/2009 9:15 AM Wong AuditoriumSubra Suresh, ScD '81, Dean, MIT School of Engineering; ; Yossi Sheffi, SM '77, PhD '78, Director, Engineering Systems Division, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Sys...