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Celebrating 25 years of MIT-JR East Railway partnership
CEE / MIT News | March 27, 2017

Joseph Sussman honored for his 25 years of service as JR East Professor.

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2017 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Ilan Lobel, New York University (Stern)
Poets & Quants | March 26, 2017

LIDS alum Ilan Lobel named one of "Best 40 Under 40" Professors by Poets & Quants.

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“Virtual batteries” could lead to cheaper, cleaner power
MIT News Office | March 24, 2017

New research suggests that coordinating smart appliances and electric cars may help balance supply and demand in the power grid.

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At the intersection of industry and academia
MIT CEE / MIT News | March 23, 2017

Article on recent Infrastructure, Smart Cities and Transportation Workshop, which featured some IDSS faculty.

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Making better decisions when outcomes are uncertain
MIT News Office | March 22, 2017

A simple statistical trick could help make a ubiquitous model of decision processes more accurate.

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John Tsitsiklis appointed director of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS)
School of Engineering / MIT News | March 21, 2017

Professor of electrical engineering and computer science will also take on the new role of associate director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society.

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Robots might be saving the world from a demographic disaster
Business Insider Nordic | March 20, 2017

Research finds that an aging population does not necessarily lead to slower economic growth.

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Michael Davidson wins a best poster award in AAAS Student Poster Competition
MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | March 17, 2017

Michael Davidson (TPP '14 and engineering systems PhD candidate) received a best poster award in the social sciences category. The poster highlights hidden costs in China’s coal plant upgrade.

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In Search of a Perfect Team at Work
The Wall Street Journal | March 14, 2017

Article cites research of Sandy Pentland's Human Dynamics Lab.

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TPP student awarded Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship
March 13, 2017

Anna Waldman-Brown has been selected to be part of the 2017 Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship program.

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