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Supply chain outlook: The timing of the coronavirus slowdown
MIT News Office | March 27, 2020

IDSS professor David Simchi-Levi's tracking of supply chain problems provides insight into what is happening in the global economy — and what could happen in a variety of scenarios.

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System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road
MIT News Office | March 25, 2020

Invented by IDSS and LIDS faculty member Sertac Karman and colleagues, the system uses a photorealistic simulation engine to train cars to drive in the real world and recover from near-crash scenarios.

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Supply chain outlook: Why the coronavirus situation varies by industry
MIT News Office | March 25, 2020

IDSS affiliate Yossi Sheffi describes the supply chain landscape in the U.S., from food security to concerns about medical supplies.

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Managing the flow of ideas in a pandemic
MIT Sloan Management Review | March 25, 2020

IDSS and Media Lab professor Sandy Pentland offers tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.

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IDSS alum Paul Grogan wins NSF CAREER Award
March 20, 2020

Engineering Systems alum Paul Grogan (SM '10, PhD '14) was awarded for his research "Understanding Strategic Dynamics in the Engineering of Decentralized Systems."

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Crowdsourcing truth and how journalists can avoid spreading coronavirus misinformation
Journalist's Resource | March 20, 2020

IDSS affiliate and MIT Sloan professor David Rand applies his framework for studying political misinformation to the coronavirus pandemic.

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How to manage the hidden risks in remote work
MIT Sloan | March 18, 2020

IDSS faculty member Sandy Pentland offers advice on how organizations can stay productive and make good decisions as work moves virtual.

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Our internet isn’t ready for coronavirus
The New York Times | March 17, 2020

Many people are having to work and learn from home. Residential broadband networks might not be able to keep up, says TPP alum Josephine Wolff.

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Gabe Bann

Disaster vulnerability: 3 questions with TPP student Gabe Bann
TPP | March 16, 2020

Gabe Bann’s passions for data science and social justice led him to TPP, where he studies inequality in disaster vulnerability.

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David Rand

David Rand wins 2020 FABBS Early Career Impact Award and AMA-EBSCO Award for Responsible Research in Marketing
MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy | March 10, 2020

DSS affiliate David Rand has been recognized for his major research contributions, including his paper “Credibility-enhancing displays promote the provision of non-normative public goods."

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