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Modeling innovation
MIT News Office | July 5, 2017

Economist Alessandro Bonatti’s theoretical studies illuminate the behavior of firms and prices.

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John Tsitsiklis Named Winner of 2018 IEEE Control Systems Award
LIDS | June 30, 2017

LIDS Director John Tsitsiklis was named the 2018 IEEE Control Systems Award winner.

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LIDS Alum David Tse Receives 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award
LIDS | June 30, 2017

David Tse, LIDS alum and Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford, received the 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory.

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Engineering Systems PhD student recognized for innovative water-supply planning research
MIT Joint Program on the Science & Policy of Global Change | June 28, 2017

Also a TPP alum, Sarah Fletcher (at the far right in this photo) received a new graduate fellowship and a TMP Graduate Consortium Best Presentation award.

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Computer system predicts products of chemical reactions
MIT News Office | June 27, 2017

Machine learning approach could aid the design of industrial processes for drug manufacturing.

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New technique makes brain scans better
MIT News Office | June 20, 2017

Boosting quality of patient MRIs could enable large-scale studies of stroke outcome.

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Rickshaws plus technology equals a better commute in developing world
The Wall Street Journal | June 20, 2017

From big data to mobile payments, technology is improving informal transportation networks. Sarah Williams and team created the digital transit map featured in this article.

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IDSS congratulates its 2017 graduates
MIT IDSS | June 14, 2017

IDSS grads awarded doctoral degrees in Engineering Systems, Master of Science degrees (including in Technology and Policy), and more.

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Eytan Modiano named LIDS Associate Director
LIDS | June 12, 2017

Prof. Eytan Modiano has been appointed LIDS Associate Director, effective July 1, 2017.

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TPP’s Best Thesis for 2017 maps out a clean energy future for India
Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change / MIT News | June 8, 2017

Paper by Arun Singh shows how one of the world’s fastest-growing economies can expand its energy consumption while limiting emissions.

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