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Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety. This is a plant that can be entirely built on a floating rig in a shipyard, towed to the site, where ...
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03/16/2011 5:30 PM Bartos theaterRichard Samuels, Ph D, '80, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Director, Center for International Studies; Kenneth Oye, Associate Professor of Political Science and Engineering Systems an...
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10/01/2010 9:00 AM e14"633Bengt Holmstrom, Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics; Andrew W. Lo, Harris & Harris Group Professor, Director, MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering; Robert C. Merton, Ph.D. '70, MIT Sloan School of Ma...
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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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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...
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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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05/03/2010 12:00 PM E14"674Ray LaHood, US Secretary of TransportationDescription: From the MIT News Office: Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands"free cellphone, causes as much of an impairment to d...
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04/13/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Dr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT Description: Knowing more about the environmental impacts of aviation is increasingly essential, ...
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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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09/29/2009 4:00 PM 32"124Nigel Wilson, Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringDescription: "Punch brothers! Punch with care! Punch in the presence of the passenjare!..." This ditty about tram car ticketing made famous by Mark T...
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