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MIT Professional Education course helps brings complex data science concepts to life
edX Blog | May 16, 2017

"Data Science: Data to Insights" contains five different modules that, when combined, offer a comprehensive look at the various fields of data science.

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The tenured engineers of 2017
School of Engineering / MIT News | May 15, 2017

Noelle Selin and Jessika Trancik, both of IDSS, have been promoted to associate professor with tenure.

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Kalyan Veeramachaneni named one of the “Most Creative People in Business”
Fast Company | May 15, 2017

Veeramachaneni selected for "putting humans and AI on the same team."

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Illuminating uncertainty
MIT News Office | May 12, 2017

Youssef Marzouk aims to improve predictions of everything from underground pollution to daily weather.

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Home strep test could save time and money
MIT News Office | May 11, 2017

Paper co-authored by Stan Finkelstein finds most parents are capable of performing a strep throat test.

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Tenure promotions announced for two IDSS faculty
MIT IDSS | May 10, 2017

Noelle Selin and Jessika Trancik have been promoted to associate professor with tenure.

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In Kenya, phones replace bank tellers
The New York Times | May 9, 2017

A study by Tavneet Suri looks at the impacts of mobile-money service in Kenya.

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Statistics and Data Science Center holds inaugural conference
MIT IDSS / MIT News | May 5, 2017

SDSCon 2017 gathers community and showcases research projects that apply data science to major systems and issues.

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Esther Duflo among six MIT professors elected to National Academy of Sciences for 2017
MIT News Office | May 4, 2017

Duflo's research seeks to understand the economic lives of the poor, with the aim of helping design and evaluate social policies.

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MIT Energy Initiative awards 10 seed fund grants for early-stage energy research
MIT Energy Initiative / MIT News | May 2, 2017

Grant recipients include Audun Botterud, Noelle Selin, and Valerie Karplus (TPP and Engineering Systems PhD alum).

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