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  MIT Sloan School of Management
MIT Sloan is on the vanguard of leadership innovation.
MIT Sloan and its corporate partners are driven by the conviction that business must stay ahead of global progress.
MIT President Susan Hockfield (left) says the MIT-China Management Project is a model for how universities can meet the challenges of the global age.
mitsloan.mit.edu   (252 words)

 MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home
OCW supports MIT's mission to advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century.
Foundation Support MIT OCW is funded jointly by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and MIT.
Your use of the MIT OpenCourseWare site and course materials is subject to the conditions and terms of use in our Legal Notices section.
ocw.mit.edu   (231 words)

 Wired 11.09: MIT Everyware
When MIT announced to the world in April 2001 that it would be posting the content of some 2,000 classes on the Web, it hoped the program - dubbed OpenCourseWare - would spur a worldwide movement among educators to share knowledge and improve teaching methods.
MIT administrators and professors are quick to note that the Web is no substitute for the experience of learning in a top-tier academic setting.
MIT signed a deal to authorize and vet the translations, and the first 25 courses will be available this month.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.09/mit_pr.html   (2973 words)

 MIT | OpenCourseWare | Extranet
MIT OpenCourseWare (MIT OCW) makes the course materials that are used in the teaching of almost all MIT’s undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user anywhere in the world.
MIT OCW is a large-scale, Web-based publication of MIT course materials, and is not a degree-granting or credit-bearing initiative.
MIT OCW would not be possible without the support and generosity of the MIT faculty who choose to share their research, pedagogy, and knowledge to benefit others.
web.mit.edu /ocw   (299 words)

 MIT IHTFP Hack Gallery
MIT usually refers to a clever, benign, and "ethical" prank or practical joke, which is both challenging for the perpetrators and amusing to the MIT community (and sometimes even the rest of the world!).
The student curators of the MIT Hack Gallery have been busy tooling on classes and are way behind on keeping these pages up to date.
April 23, 2003 Hundreds of gnomes of various sizes and appearances have invaded and infested the W20-575 Athena cluster in the MIT student center.
hacks.mit.edu   (982 words)

 MIT ILP - MIT Industrial Liaison Program
MIT's Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) is your one-stop shop for MIT expertise.
The vast resources of MIT - one of the world's outstanding research universities - can provide a rich vein of technological and managerial innovation that will help sustain your competitive advantage for decades to come.
As a veteran of MIT's inside track, your ILO has earned the respect and responsiveness of MIT faculty.
ilp-www.mit.edu   (260 words)

 Mechanical Engineering at MIT - Graduate Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Students are allowed to transfer credit toward their Master's degree from graduate subjects taken previously at MIT or another accredited institution, and not used as part of the credits required for an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Candidates are required to complete both a conversion design project (2.074) and a 24-credit MIT new major design project (2.705) during their course of study.
Work already accomplished elsewhere, not under the supervision of a member of the MIT faculty, cannot be accepted in full or partial fulfillment of the thesis requirement.
www-me.mit.edu /GradProgram/GradGuide.htm   (6803 words)

 MIT Architecture: Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Department seeks to relate these issues to architectural theory and practice in this and other countries, bringing them into relationship with the skills, thinking, and heritage of architecture.
MIT, the oldest school of architecture in the USA, is also vitally alive to the new issues facing architecture.
Like everyone else, we can always define additional needs; but, on a comparative basis with other schools of architecture, MIT supports us well not only in faculty, but in space, computation resources, and much more -- especially in being a diverse and challenging institution.
architecture.mit.edu /welcome.html   (237 words)

 MIT: Department of Mechanical Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A graduate of MIT and the University of Southampton, Croff is working toward her Ph.D. in archaeological oceanography at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography.
Yang Shao-Horn says many MIT students are fascinated by a topic very few would have cared about a few short years ago: fuel cells.
MIT was ranked first for its program in mechanical engineering, thus maintaining its leadership role as the best ME program in the United States.
www-me.mit.edu   (1985 words)

 Vision and Modeling Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Vision and Modeling Group of the MIT Media Laboratory was formed in 1987 by Alex (Sandy) Pentland and Ted Adelson, to study problems in computer vision, scene modeling, and human perception.
In 1995 Ted Adelson moved to the faculty of MIT's Brain Cognitive Sciences Department and in 1999 Aaron Bobick moved to the faculty of Georgia Tech.
Although we (Picard and Pentland) continue to build our new research areas upon the same foundations of pattern recognition, mathematical modeling, computer vision, perceptual science, and signal processing, we now have expanded into many new areas and it is time for "Vision and Modeling" to go the way of the horse and carriage.
vismod.media.mit.edu /vismod   (266 words)

 Joining CSAIL
We promptly remove a listing as soon as it is filled; so don't hesitate to apply for a position that has been listed for a long time.
MIT requests that all applications for open positions go through MIT's Staffing Services department.
To apply, please go to http://web.mit.edu/jobs and perform a keyword search (found at the bottom of the page) with either the job number or "Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory" in the keywords field.
www.csail.mit.edu /contact/jobs/jobs.html   (141 words)

 MIT Undergraduate Admissions
MIT just might be the most fun your brain ever had.
And we hope you'll approach the application process as an adventure, too.
For starters, it's a chance to explore the inner reaches of the Institute -- to get a sense of the remarkable people and ideas that give MIT its crackling intensity.
admissions.mit.edu /AdmissionsWeb/appmanager/AdmissionsWeb/Main   (53 words)

 MIT World » : September 11th and the City
MIT Joint Program in City Design and Development
Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote "The test of civilization is the power of drawing the most benefit out of cities." The test of terrorism, then, may well be the power to inflict the greatest harm to those same centers of culture, commerce, and exchange.
Any study of the city in history will reveal that human settlements possess an essential ability to resurrect themselves in the wake of devastation, a point that the Resilient City colloquium hopes to reaffirm.
mitworld.mit.edu /video/5   (524 words)

 Home: Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century
In 1994 the MIT Sloan School of Management launched a bold initiative in research and education called "Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century." The mission of the center was to not only understand emerging ways of working, but also to invent entirely new and more effective approaches and put them into practice.
At this conference, the findings of the six-year effort were presented along with a manifesto for what we propose as an important way of thinking about the organizations of the next century.
In 2003, the major results of the Initiative were published in a book with the same name: Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century.
ccs.mit.edu /21c   (298 words)

 Technorati Tag: MIT
Vielleicht hat sie keine Lust mit mir zu schreiben Vielleichtnerve ich Vielleichtwollte sie nicht wirklich wissen wie es mir geht Aber muss sie dann...
Heute ganz toll mit Marion & Bombe bei Lena gechillt & Fluch der Karibik geschaut & dabei wieder viel zu viel chips gegessen.
ich weiß es macht dir spaß mit meinen gefühle...
technorati.com /tag/MIT   (436 words)

 aesthetics + computation group :: mit media laboratory
at the mit media laboratory aesthetics + computation group we work toward the design of advanced system architectures and thought processes to enable the creation of (as yet) unimaginable forms and spaces
Megan Galbraith and Simon Greenwold ran an IAP workshop with Stephanie Hunt and the MIT Museum.
Participants created short movies and wrote programs that tell teeny tiny stories on Hotpants displays (now on display at the MIT Museum).
acg.media.mit.edu   (378 words)

 Department of Mathematics at MIT | Main
MIT Institute Professor Isadore M. Singer shares the 2004 Abel Prize with Sir Michael Atiyah for the discovery and proof of a theorem that is one of the great landmarks of 20th-century mathematics.
Professor Emeritus William Ted Martin, who joined the MIT Mathematics faculty in 1938, serving as Department Head from 1947-68 and as Chair of the MIT Faculty from 1969-71, died Sunday, May 30, at the age of 92.
Professor Emeritus George Whitehead died in Winchester on April 12, 2004, at the age of 85.
www-math.mit.edu   (130 words)

 MIT Alumni Association
All alumni are invited to learn about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual experience at MIT through the decades at Gay in the Day, April 20.
Join fellow MIT alumni June 18-29, 2006, on a trip designed to put you in touch with the real Alaska.
Calling '04, '05, and '06 grads: elect a recent graduate to serve a five-year term on the MIT Corporation.
alum.mit.edu   (349 words)

 MIT Club of Washington DC
Members of the MIT Educational Council (EC) interview freshman applicants and act as the face of MIT to applicants and their parents.
MIT's Freshman/Alumni Summer Internship Program is actively seeking employers, mentors, and seminar speakers.
Your scholarship donation helps MIT educate the best and the brightest from the Greater Washington DC area.
alumweb.mit.edu /clubs/washingtondc/index.shtml   (1289 words)

 IMVP - The International Motor Vehicle Program
The 2006 IMVP Researchers Meeting will be held June 5-7 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Researchers Meeting is an annual gathering of funded and other invited researchers, for the purpose of discussing the past year’s research progress and also presenting program goals for the upcoming year.
Authors Matthias Holweg, university lecturer at the Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, and Frits Pil, associate professor at the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, outline ways to reshape the value chain for sustainable competitiveness.
imvp.mit.edu   (1169 words)

 The MIT Press Bookstore - Home Page
located on the MIT campus, and offer quality retail bookselling to both the MIT community and the public at large.
The MIT Press Bookstore stocks most of the books and journals published by The MIT Press as well as the best of other publishers' books in related fields.
Please join us as bestselling author and renowned MIT economist Lester Thurow argues that globalization is not a done deal and we must seize the moment now if we are to create a new global economy in which all can prosper.
mitpress.mit.edu /bookstore   (348 words)

 AUV Laboratory at MIT Sea Grant
Dedicated to the development and application of autonomous underwater vehicles, MIT Sea Grant's AUV Lab is a leading developer of advanced unmanned marine robots.
Because our vehicles can function without tethers, cables, or remote control, they have a multitude of applications in oceanography, environmental monitoring, and underwater resource studies.
The laboratory also serves as a training ground for graduate and undergraduate students, visiting engineers, and scientists, from around the world, who both learn from and contribute to the Lab's current research activities.
auvlab.mit.edu   (91 words)

 MIT Economics: Faculty and Staff
Elting R. Morison Professor of Political Science, MIT Department of Political Science.
Raphael Dorman and Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, MIT Department of Political Science.
Harris and Harris Group Senior Professor, Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management.
econ-www.mit.edu /faculty   (1911 words)

 Reading List: The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences by Robert A. Wilson, Frank C. Keil, eds.
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS) is a landmark, comprehensive reference work that represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of this changing field.
www.asimovlaws.com /reading/2004/07/the_mit_encyclo.html   (221 words)

 Staffing Services at MIT
The following job pages are for our external candidates including those who are former MIT employees, on the MIT voucher payroll or an employee from a temporary agency.
MIT accepts resumes through a web-based applicant tracking system; the system allows us to store the resumes we receive in a searchable database so you may be considered for any position where there might be a match between the requirements of the job and your qualifications.
MIT is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
sh.webhire.com /Public/631   (310 words)

 IHTFP Hack Gallery: Chronologic Overview
Caltech's Fleming Cannon transported to the MIT campus
MIT web page changed to claim that Disney was buying MIT.
Many hacks prior to 1990 are listed in The Journal of the Institute for Hacks, TomFoolery, and Pranks at MIT.
hacks.mit.edu /Hacks/by_year   (556 words)

 Wearable Computing at the MIT Media Lab
Planning is underway for the Seamless runway fashion show, which will be held at the Media Lab on May 20.
Participants from MIT, Harvard, RISD, and Parsons will be showing off their latest wearable designs.
ISWC 2003 was a great success -- MIT had a strong showing, and the overall quality of the program was quite good.
www.media.mit.edu /wearables   (604 words)

 Wiley and Elsevier Subscriptons: Scholarly Communication: MIT Libraries
The MIT Libraries have recently taken steps to reduce the impact of two large commercial publishers on our ability to make responsible decisions in selecting information resources for use at MIT.
Through our membership in the NorthEast Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), the MIT Libraries were offered three-year renewals for our Wiley and Elsevier packages of print and electronic journals.
While we regret that there will be a negative impact on the range of information resources available to faculty and students this year, the decisions were necessary and responsible given MIT’s current fiscal situation and the limited options these publishers provide.
libraries.mit.edu /about/journals/packages.html   (463 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive: 441 searchable works of classical literature
Special Notice: As many of you noticed, the site was down for two weeks due to a disk failure and backup errors.
Due to the kindness of Google and skill of Ken Haase of the MIT Media Lab, we've recovered the bulk of the texts (browse here).
However, the search, comment, and trivia applications do not work, and will be out of service for some time.
classics.mit.edu /index.html   (335 words)

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