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Join this event of the MIT Climate Change Conversation to learn about different facets of divestment from fossil fuel companies and explore whether MIT should divest its endowment as part of its response to climate change. Six prominent ...
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Dr. Devin Currie is a post-doctoral researcher working with the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design on a microbial process which converts solid organic waste into biodiesel in India. Dr. Currie's research simultaneously touches on ...
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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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04/12/2011 4:00 PM Youssef Marzouk, Assistant Professor; Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Description: In search of better"burning fuels, or more accurate projections of climate change, researchers inevitably work through mu...
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09/22/2010 2:00 PM 32"123Steven E. Koonin, PhD '75, Undersecretary for Science, U.S. Department of EnergyDescription: The United States urgently needs a transformation of its energy supply both to address climate change and for reasons o...
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10/26/2010 4:00 PM 4"237Hamsa Balakrishnan, Asst Professor, Aero Astro and Engineering SystemsDescription: Few of us would elect to spend countless hours at the airport watching planes arrive, depart and sit at gates. But what constitut...
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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...
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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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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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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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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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10/27/2009 4:00 PM 32"124Edgar Blanco, Research Director at the MIT Center for Transportation & LogisticsDescription: Consumers will soon be able to quantify the carbon footprint of products they consume, and that could begin to change c...
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