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Three professors named 2017 MacVicar Fellows

students prove absolutely fundamental to their success in higher level courses.” A colleague described the “buzz from the students” when Yang joined the faculty, because she “represented an alternative and…

For Students

departments. Admission to these graduate programs is through these departments. Most of our students are in the Physics degree program, but students come from others departments, including: Earth and

Computational science grad students awarded U.S. Department of Energy fellowships

Administration, the fellowship program has supported more than 425 talented computational science students across the country since 1991. Read Orignial Article Link http://news.mit.edu/2018/mit-four-computational-science-grad-students-awarded-department-energy-fellowships-1019 Brittany Flaherty | School of Science 14365…

Student-built instrument headed to asteroid and back

Who can say they’ve been to an asteroid and back? In 2023, more than 50 MIT students may claim this feat, at least through the activities of a small, shoebox-sized…

Three MIT graduate students awarded 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Three MIT graduate students — Sitan Chen, Lillian Chin ’17, and Suchita Nety — are among the 30 recipients of the 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans….

MIT hosts STEM boot camp for veteran students

…for Astrophysics and Space Research. “Gravity. Friction. What are some other forces?” The students in his Tuesday morning lecture on Newtonian mechanics were quick with suggestions: “Tension.” “Pressure.” “Torsion.” While…

Q&A: Rainer Weiss on LIGO’s origins. MIT physicist developed the concept for LIGO as a teaching exercise.

…When I taught my course, the students were very interested in finding out what this was. And I’ll be honest with you, I couldn’t for the life of me understand…

Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE/CHAMP: Engaging Underrepresented Students in Physics and Astronomy (Alexander Rudolph, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, California State Polytechnic University

Abstract: The level of participation by underrepresented minority (URM) and female students in physics and astronomy PhD programs is shamefully low (2-4% for URM v. 30% in the general population;…

Meet our first year graduate students!

Please join me in welcoming our 7 first year graduate students to MKI: Anirudh Chiti Fei Dai Xueying Guo Ryan McKinnon Mykola Murskyj Hang