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SES PhD Admissions Q&A

Munther Dahleh (IDSS)
online

Learn about the Social and Engineering Systems Doctoral Program. Q&As are hosted by a member of the IDSS faculty. This live Q&A is a follow-up session for the pre-recorded SES Admissions Webinar which should be viewed prior to attending the Q&A. Sign-up by 25 October, 12PM EDT.

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Ready or Not: The Coming Challenges of Cities Use of Artificial Intelligence

S. Craig Watkins (MLK Visiting Professor - MIT)
9-255 and Zoom

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) hosts IDSS MLK visiting professor Craig Watkins for a special lunchtime talk on Tuesday 11/30 at 12:30pm. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion with DUSP professor Catherine D'Ignazio and Nigel Jacob (Co-founder of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics in the City of Boston). Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm Location: 9-255 and Zoom (lunch provided following the discussion) In the coming years more cities…

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Webinar: Your Pathway to a Master’s with MITx MicroMasters Program in SDS

online

Learn how you can leverage your online learning for academic credit at MIT, and our pathway schools. MIT is teaming up with several institutions to ensure you get the most out of your MITx MicroMasters® program credential in Statistics and Data Science (SDS). Find out which pathway works best for you in this webinar presented by: Prof. Rosário Moreira, Executive MBA Director, Digital MBA Director, Porto Business School (Portugal) Prof. Renata Blanc, International MBA Director, Porto Business School (Portugal) Dr.…

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Webinar: Your Pathway to a Master’s with MITx MicroMasters Program in SDS

online

Learn how you can leverage your online learning for academic credit at MIT, and our pathway schools. MIT is teaming up with several institutions to ensure you get the most out of your MITx MicroMasters® program credential in Statistics and Data Science (SDS). Find out which pathway works best for you in this webinar presented by: Teresa Taylor, Director of Business Operations, College of the Extended University, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (USA) Prof. Erik Rolland, Dean of the College…

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SES & IDPS Dissertation Defense – Paolo Bertolotti

Paolo Bertolotti (IDSS)
E18-304

Inference and Diffusion in Networks ABSTRACT Networks provide a powerful and unified framework to study complex systems. By abstracting systems down to entities and their connections, network models provide insight into the structure and dynamics of critical systems across multiple domains. In this thesis, we study diffusion in social networks. Diffusion through networked systems corresponds to numerous consequential processes, and we focus on epidemic spread and information diffusion. We study these processes by applying and extending ideas from statistical inference.…

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2022 LIDS Student Conference

Zoom

The annual LIDS Student Conference is a student-organized, student-run conference that provides an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to present their research to peers as well as to the community at large. This year, we are delighted to welcome four distinguished plenary speakers and accompanying student sessions in Machine Learning and Statistics; Information and Networks; Control Theory and Applications; Algorithms, Optimization, and Game Theory. This year's plenary speakers are: Yuejie Chi Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer…

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2022 LIDS Student Conference

Zoom

The annual LIDS Student Conference is a student-organized, student-run conference that provides an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to present their research to peers as well as to the community at large. This year, we are delighted to welcome four distinguished plenary speakers and accompanying student sessions in Machine Learning and Statistics; Information and Networks; Control Theory and Applications; Algorithms, Optimization, and Game Theory. This year's plenary speakers are: Yuejie Chi Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer…

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WiDS Cambridge 2022

Online

WiDS Cambridge is a virtual one-day technical conference will feature an all-female line up of speakers from academia and industry to talk about the latest data science-related research in a number of domains.

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