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Michael Short’s Institute Odyssey
Since arriving as a freshman in 2001, he has earned 4 MIT degrees, served as lecturer and research scientist, worked with hot metal at the MIT Forge, and used the Hobby Shop to prototype an LED lighting system now sold by one of the 3 companies he’s helped found.

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