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Helping Mexico design an effective climate policy
MIT News Office | November 17, 2017

MIT researchers are working with the Mexican government on carbon pricing options to meet the country’s climate goals under the Paris Agreement.

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A Q&A with IDSS PhD student and Siebel Scholar Marco Miotti
IDSS Communications Office | November 14, 2017

IDSS doctoral candidate Marco Miotti received a prestigious Siebel Foundation Scholarship in October 2017. He sat with us recently to share some reflections on his work, his experiences at IDSS, and the future of research.

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Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
MIT News Office | November 9, 2017

In his new book, political scientist Richard Nielsen proposes a “blocked ambition” hypothesis.

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IDSS Researchers Sra and Jegelka Awarded NSF BIGDATA Grant
LIDS Communication Office | November 6, 2017

IDSS Professor Jegelka and Research Scientist Sra have been awarded a Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Sixteen MIT grad students are named to the Siebel Scholars class of 2018
MIT News Office | November 1, 2017

Marco Miotti of IDSS is among the MIT students from the bioengineering, business, computer science, and energy science fields to receive the prestigious awards.

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Crowdsourcing big-data analysis
MIT News Office | November 1, 2017

Web-based system automatically evaluates proposals from far-flung data scientists.

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Autonomous-vehicle startup nuTonomy, co-founded by LIDS alum and faculty member Emilio Frazzoli, acquired by Delphi
LIDS Communication Office | October 25, 2017

Boston-based nuTonomy, an MIT spinout co-founded by LIDS alumnus and faculty member Emilio Frazzoli, announced today that it will be acquired by industry giant Delphi Automotive.

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Noelle Selin: Tracing toxins around the world
MIT News Office | October 25, 2017

Atmospheric chemist takes on pollutants and the global treaties written to control them.

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Faculty Positions now open in IDSS
IDSS Communications Office | October 18, 2017

Information is now available for open faculty positions in Statistics and Networked Systems and Connection Science.

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Media Lab team tops Fragile Families Challenge
MIT News Office | October 13, 2017

Human Dynamics research group earns high marks in new scientific collaboration to improve the lives of disadvantaged American children.

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