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April 2021

Mobility Forum: Cybersecurity and the Future of Transportation

April 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sanjay Sarma (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Tri-POP, an online Prediction, Optimization and Personalization platform for on-demand mobility and e-commerce deliveries

April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Moshe Ben-Akiva (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Online-retailing and transportation systems

April 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Steve Graves (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Sampler for the Wasserstein barycenter

April 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thibaut Le Gouic (MIT)

online

Abstract: Wasserstein barycenters have become a central object in applied optimal transport as a tool to summarize complex objects that can be represented as distributions. Such objects include posterior distributions in Bayesian statistics, functions in functional data analysis and images in graphics. In a nutshell a Wasserstein barycenter is a probability distribution that provides a compelling summary of a finite set of input distributions. While the question of computing Wasserstein barycenters has received significant attention, this talk focuses on a…

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March 2021

Starr Forum: On Causes of and Responses to Anti-Asian Violence

March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

online

Please register for this Zoom event at http://bit.ly/AntiAsianViolence Speakers: Welcome Melissa Nobles, Dean of School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, MIT On History and Current Scope of Anti-Asian Violence Paul Watanabe, University of Massachusetts Boston On the Context for and Reactions to the Atlanta Murders  Katharine Moon, Wellesley College On Implications and Legislative Responses  Tram T Nguyen, Massachusetts State Representative and House Asian Caucus Moderators: Kenneth Oye and Christine Pilcavage, MIT

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MIT Engagement Forum 1: Research collaborations to decarbonize the energy system

March 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

online

Co-presented by the MIT Office of the Vice President for Research and the MIT Energy Initiative As MIT prepares to issue a new Plan for Action on Climate Change later this spring, it is important that we assess both progress to date and areas where new and more ambitious action is necessary. To that end, the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is working with a variety of units throughout the Institute to solicit ideas for how MIT…

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Mobility Forum: Supply Chain management beyond Covid-19

March 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Yossi Sheffi (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.  

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UTEC-IDSS MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science Webinar

March 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Online

Join this joint webinar on March 4th to learn more about this blended learning Masters' program offered by UTEC (Universidad Tecnológica del Uruguay) with the academic support of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. 

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February 2021

Mobility Forum: Navigating The New Transportation Demands Of An Aging Society

February 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Joe Coughlin (MIT AgeLab)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Mixed Autonomy Traffic – A Reinforcement Learning Perspective

February 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Cathy Wu (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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