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MIT News Office | November 7, 2019

MIT report provides guidance on climate-related financial disclosures

Recent Technology and Policy Program alum Erik Landry, now a research associate at MIT, is lead author on a report that makes recommendations which could help companies deliver more useful disclosures to investors on the risks they face due to climate change.

MIT News Office | November 6, 2019

Technique helps robots find the front door

Engineers including Jonathan How of LIDS have developed a navigation method that enables a robot to use clues in its environment to plan out a route to its destination.

Tue 12

SES PhD Admissions Info Session

Ali Jadbabaie (MIT)
November 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 13
IDS.190 - Topics in Bayesian Modeling and Computation

Artificial Bayesian Monte Carlo Integration: A Practical Resolution to the Bayesian (Normalizing Constant) Paradox

Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard University)
November 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 15
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Understanding machine learning with statistical physics

Lenka Zdeborová (Institute of Theoretical Physics, CNRS)
November 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 18
LIDS Seminar Series

LIDS Seminar – Sujay Sanghavi (University of Texas at Austin)

Sujay Sanghavi (University of Texas at Austin)
November 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 19

Stability of a Fluid Model for Fair Bandwidth Sharing with General File Size Distributions

Ruth J Williams (University of California, San Diego)
November 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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