Boston, Dec. 26, 2018, — Yuan Cao, a 22-year-old PhD student at MIT, has been recognized by Nature for his two papers published this year on strange behavior in atom-thick layers of carbon. Nature said his findings “have spurred a new field of physics” in report “Nature’s 10: Ten people who mattered this year” published […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 15, 2016, — Pianist Yidan Guo and Violinist Shaoqing Xu gave a wonderful performance at start of Ms. Guo’s Student Piano Recital on Saturday at MIT. The duet was a classic Chinese piece, and was well received by near 100 in the audience.
With our eyes on the future Nov. 9, 2016 To the members of the MIT community, Today, we learned that we will have a new administration in Washington that promises a great deal of change. Within the global MIT community – more than 26,000 of us here in Cambridge and at Lincoln Lab, and 134,000 […]
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 (bostonese.com file photo).
Cambridge, MA, August 5, 2016, — World Tea Organization (WTeaO) Lecture on Tea, Nanomedicine and human health at MIT was given by: Dr. Qizhen Du (ZAFU Food Science Professor) & Dr. Xingcai Zhang （Tea & Nano-medicine researcher) earlier this week. The lecture covered the History of Tea for Human Health, Chemistry and Health Benefits of […]
(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.
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 […]