Paper co-authored by TPP alum Yi Xue and Prof. Richard Larson wins award
December 1, 2016

A 2015 paper co-authored by TPP alum Yi Xue and Professor Richard Larson won the Best Paper of the Year Award from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, published in the Monthly Labor Review.

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People are worried Trump will stop climate progress. The numbers suggest he can’t.
The Washington Post | November 22, 2016

Opinion piece by Jessika Trancik takes a look at the potential for disruption of global climate progress.

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Meeting of the minds for machine intelligence
MIT EECS / MIT News | November 22, 2016

Industry leaders, computer scientists, and venture capitalists gather to discuss how smarter computers are remaking our world.

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MIT at COP22
MIT Energy Initiative / MIT News | November 22, 2016

At UN Climate Change Conference, MIT's attendees—including some affiliated with IDSS—share insights on implementing climate commitments.

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Deep Thinking About Interconnections
MIT ILP Insider | November 21, 2016

Profile of IDSS director Munther Dahleh, emphasizing research in areas of the power grid, abstract modeling, and mitigating network failures.

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For Hotels, Online Reviews Really Matter to the Bottom Line
The Wall Street Journal | November 18, 2016

Researchers, including Sinan Aral, find that hotel ratings changes on popular review platforms lead to changes in demand and price.

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Seeking to inform India’s climate policy choices
MIT Energy Initiative / MIT News | November 17, 2016

Arun Singh (TPP student) shares energy-economic modeling research at UN Climate Change Conference. (One of Singh's advisors is Valerie Karplus, a TPP and Engineering Systems PhD alum.)

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Tackling society’s big problems with systems theory
MIT News Office | November 14, 2016

Ali Jadbabaie seeks to optimize large-scale systems, from social networks to teams of people or devices.

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Election Got You Feeling Down? Good News: It Isn’t Just You
WIRED | November 8, 2016

Opinion piece by Maimuna Majumder, an Engineering Systems PhD candidate.

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Whose Life Should Your Car Save?
The New York Times | November 3, 2016

Op-ed co-written by Iyad Rahwan looks at an ethical dilemma related to self-driving cars.

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