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.
The students in Professor Noelle Selin’s ESD.S30 class are following the COP-21 proceedings via webcast, and are blogging and tweeting (#MITCOP21) about them.READ MORE
Richard Larson (a.k.a. "Dr. Queue") comments on the psychology of waiting in line. (Includes video animation.)READ MORE
Jessika Trancik quoted in segment on Paris climate summit.READ MORE
New report by Jessika Trancik and co-authors explores potential impact of anticipated voluntary commitments to greenhouse gas reductions during the 2015 Paris climate negotiations.READ MORE