IDSS faculty awarded IEEE Control Systems Society’s 2015 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award
Daron Acemoglu, Munzer Dahleh, and Emilio Frazzoli (together with collaborators Giacomo Como from Lund University and Ketan Savla from USC) have been awarded the IEEE Control Systems Society's 2015 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award for their paper, “Robust Distributed Routing in Dynamical Networks–Part II: Strong Resilience, Equilibrium Selection and Cascaded Failures." The award recognizes the best paper published in the past two years in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. It was presented at the CSS Awards Ceremony at the 2015 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) in Japan.
The 2015 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization was presented to Professor Caroline Uhler in support of her research proposal entitled, "Bayesian Gaussian Graphical Model Selection and Ocean Energy Utilization."READ MORE
Prof. Noelle Selin has been named among the first cohort of 15 fellows. All are climate scientists with an interest in promoting dialogue between science and society.READ MORE
Noelle Selin and Jessika Trancik participated in recent panel of MIT experts discussing outcomes of the Paris climate negotiations.READ MORE
Four MIT faculty members have been named 2015 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Prof. Emery Brown is the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and of Computational Neuroscience in the MIT School of Science and School of Engineering and the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also director of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology; associate director of the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science; and professor of health sciences and technology at MIT. His lab investigates neural signal processing algorithms and seeks to understand general anesthesia.READ MORE
As Paris climate talks enter their final stage, Jessika Trancik explains how pledges to cut emissions beget even deeper emissions cuts.READ MORE
G. David Forney, Jr., adjunct professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Laboratory of Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), will receive the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE) Medal of Honor, the highest award bestowed by the IEEE.READ MORE
Graduates win Council of University Transportation Centers awards
Alexandre Jacquillat (supervised by Prof. Amedeo Odoni) won the Milton Picarsky Memorial Award for the best dissertation in the field of science and technology in transportation studies. Maite Pena-Alcaraz (co-supervised by Prof. Joseph Sussman) won the Charley V. Wootan Memorial Award for the best dissertation in the field of policy and planning in transportation studies.