Four MIT Students Named Schwarzman Scholars, Will Study at Tsinghua University

Kimberly Benard | Office of Distinguished Fellowships, MIT December 2, 2016 From MIT News Three undergraduate and one graduate student from MIT have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars. They are among the 129 members of the program’s class of 2018, who will pursue a year of study and leadership training at Tsinghua University in Beijing. […]

MIT Alumni and Entrepreneurs Team up to Guide Young Startups

Innovation@ONE business pitch competition features startups and ideas out of Course 1. Carolyn Schmitt | Civil and Environmental Engineering December 29, 2016 From MIT News The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is at the forefront of identifying problems and finding new solutions for existing industries and infrastructures to make a big impact around […]

Haier Products Assist MIT Professor in Cutting-edge Research

By Season Ji Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 19, 2016, — The Pew Charitable Trust recently named its annual list “37 Scientists Who Could Change the World”, among which there’s a Boston-based scholar, Omer Yilmaz. He is a young associate professor at MIT, focusing on cancer research. Prof. Yilmaz became famous for his latest research that was […]

NEACP’s 39th Annual Conference to Be Held on Oct. 29 at MIT

Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 24, 2016, — The 39th Annual Conference of New England Association of Chinese Professionals (NEACP) will be held this Saturday, Oct. 29, at MIT. This year’s conference features four distinguished speakers, and has a them of “Technology, Literature, Past and Future. Picture from NEACP’s 35th annual meeting ( file photo).

Feng Zhang, 34, among Five Faculty Members Granted Tenure at MIT School of Science

(Original title: Five School of Science faculty members granted tenure. From MIT News) Cambridge, Mass., — The School of Science recently announced that five of its faculty members have been granted tenure by MIT. Clockwise from top left: Oliver Jagoutz, Markus Klute, Elizabeth Nolan, Philippe Rigollet, Feng Zhang.

MIT’s Feng Zhang Wins Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science

Boston, June 20, 2016, — MIT News reported on June 18 that Feng Zhang, a core institute member of the Broad Institute and an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate in Biopharmaceutical Science for his role in developing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system and […]