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May 5, 2021

Sam Brinton saves the world

A champion for LGBTQ rights, Brinton got dual masters in nuclear engineering and TPP so he could “save the world from nuclear waste.” 

MIT News | April 22, 2021

Collaborators in climate action

Symposium highlights ambitious goals of MIT–industry research targeting technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including work from LIDS principal research scientist Kalyan Veeramachaneni.

Vox Conversations | April 22, 2021

How to replace everything in the industrialized world

Jessika Trancik, core faculty in IDSS, speaks about the many aspects involved with transforming our world in response to climate change and shifting to clean energy technologies.

Wed 12
Conferences and Workshops

Systemic Racism and Computation Workshop Series: Session Three

online
May 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 12
LIDS & Stats Tea Talks

LIDS & Stats Tea Talk – Ifueko Nosakhare Igbinedion (EECS/LIDS)

Ifueko Nosakhare Igbinedion (EECS/LIDS)
Zoom
May 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 14
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Likelihood-Free Frequentist Inference

Ann Lee (Carnegie Mellon University)
online
May 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 14
Online events

Mobility Forum: Research trends in transportation: a conversation with the editors of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

Elisabetta Cherchi and Juan de Dios Ortúzar (Newcastle University and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
online
May 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mon 17
Conferences and Workshops

Systemic Racism and Computation Workshop Series: Session Four

online
May 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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