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Making computation come alive
Making computation come alive

A new course teaches students how to use computational techniques to solve real-world problems, from landing a spacecraft to placing cell phone towers.

Seeing the plasma edge of fusion experiments in new ways with artificial intelligence
Seeing the plasma edge of fusion experiments in new ways with artificial intelligence

MIT researchers are testing a simplified turbulence theory’s ability to model complex plasma phenomena using a novel machine-learning technique.

Compassionate mentorship both inside and outside the lab
Compassionate mentorship both inside and outside the lab

Karthish Manthiram, visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been honored as Committed to Caring for encouraging students to live balanced lives.

Exploring growth within a confined space
Exploring growth within a confined space

Embedding bacteria in soft material tests researchers’ theories.

Professor Emeritus Jerome Milgram, a leader in ship design and hydrodynamics, dies at 83
Professor Emeritus Jerome Milgram, a leader in ship design and hydrodynamics, dies at 83

A pioneer of technologies associated with oceans, Milgram shaped oceanography and fluid mechanics education at MIT.

Meet the 2021-22 Accenture Fellows
Meet the 2021-22 Accenture Fellows

The 2021-22 Accenture Fellows are bolstering research and igniting ideas to help transform global business.

Helping to make nuclear fusion a reality
Helping to make nuclear fusion a reality

MIT PhD student Rachel Bielajew is taking on plasma turbulence, and helping make a better world — through science and community action.

MIT in the media: 2021 in review
MIT in the media: 2021 in review

MIT community members made headlines around the world for their innovative approaches to addressing problems local and global.

MIT community in 2021: A year in review
MIT community in 2021: A year in review

Top Institute stories dealt with the return to campus and continued response to Covid-19, MIT’s commitments to climate action, its support of our diverse community, and more.

MIT’s top research stories of 2021
MIT’s top research stories of 2021

The year’s popular research stories include a promising new approach to cancer immunotherapy, the confirmation of a 50-year-old theorem, and a major fusion breakthrough.

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