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10/20/2009 4:00 PM 32"124Frederick P. Salvucci, '61, SM '62, Senior Lecturer, Center for Transportation and Logistics, MITDescription: Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable ...
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11/02/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Joseph F. Coughlin, Director, MIT AgeLab; Engineering Systems DivisionDescription: If the prospect of aging and infirmity seems remote, you could use some time with AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System), a wearable...
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02/09/2010 4:00 PM 3"270John Sterman, PhD '82, Forrester Professor of Management and Engineering Systems, and; Director, System Dynamics Group, MIT Description: Transportation systems, as we know them today, will simply not sustain the ...
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11/30/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Sanjay Sarma, Professor, Department of Mechanical EngineeringDescription: Soon, after checking under the hood and kicking the tires, we will be scanning our car's on"board diagnostic system (OBD). Sanjay Sarma ha...
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03/02/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Charles Fine, Chrysler Leaders for Manufacturing Professor; MIT Sloan School of Management; Richard Roth, Research Associate, Engineering Systems DivisionDescription: Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of expe...
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04/05/2011 4:00 PM Daniel Roos, '61, SM '63, PhD '66, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems Description: The world economic order has shifted considerably since 1990, when Daniel Roos and his coauthors ...
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10/06/2009 4:00 PM 32"124Hari Balakrishnan, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceDescription: Road traffic is a challenging societal problem, and with the increasing crowding of areas in and around cities, it is only beco...
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12/07/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Seth Teller, Prof. EECSDescription: Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars 'droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developi...
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04/26/2011 4:00 PM Jesse Kroll, Assistant Professor, MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering; Description: It turns out that the exhaust exiting a car's tailpipe is just the first part of a complex journey of pollu...
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12/08/2009 32"124Emilio Frazzoli, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and AstronauticsDescription: If you had half a million dollars, would you opt for a passenger car that could drive itself (called an autonomous vehicle) or would you ch...
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10/05/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Alex (Sandy) Pentland, PhD '82, Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, and Director of Human Dynamics Research, MIT Media LabDescription: While automakers market increasingly intelligent cars, they may be m...
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09/22/2009 4:00 PM 32"124John Heywood, SM '62, PhD '65, Sun Jae Professor of Mechanical EngineeringDescription: While the U.S. has set formidable goals around cutting oil consumption and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, these will like...
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