Spring 2015

Semester Start Date: 
Friday, January 2, 2015

Bruno Verdini Trejo Receives Program on Negotiation Howard Raiffa Doctoral Student Paper Award

The doctoral dissertation by graduating interdisciplinary doctoral student, Bruno Verdini Trejo, “Charting New Territories Together: Laying the Foundations for Mutual Gains in United States - Mexico Water and Energy Negotiations” is the recipient of the 2015 Program on Negotiation Howard Raiffa Doctoral Student Paper Award. The annual prize is awarded to a doctoral student author of the best research paper on a topic relating to negotiation, competitive decision-making, dispute resolution, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution.

Alan Berger on MIT-Philips Alliance

An article on MIT News describes the new five-year, $25 million research alliance between MIT and Philips that will ultimately support MIT research in the company’s core areas of health care and lighting solutions technology, which will be conducted in collaboration with Philips Research.

Professor Reynolds on WBUR: "more collaboration can strengthen MA innovation economy"

Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director of MIT’s Industrial Performance Center, and Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, was recently interviewed on WBUR, to discuss a recent study by MIT's Industrial Performance Center. 

Tunney Lee Density Atlas at the BSA

An ongoing project by DUSP Professor Tunney Lee, the "Density Atlas," will be on showcased at an exhibition at the Boston Society of Architects.  The Atlas -- an online resource to compare urban developments using a standard scale and measurement system -- is intended to serve as a planning and development tool to allow planners, architects, developers, and students to understand the implications of population, building footprints, and urban design in residential densities across the world.

Tunney Lee Density Atlas at the BSA

An ongoing project by DUSP Professor Tunney Lee, the "Density Atlas," will be on showcased at an exhibition at the Boston Society of Architects.  The Atlas -- an online resource to compare urban developments using a standard scale and measurement system -- is intended to serve as a planning and development tool to allow planners, architects, developers, and students to understand the implications of population, building footprints, and urban design in residential densities across the world.

Tunney Lee's Density Atlas at the BSA

An ongoing project by DUSP Professor Tunney Lee, the "Density Atlas," will be showcased at an exhibition at the Boston Society of Architects.  The Atlas -- an online resource to compare urban developments using a standard scale and measurement system -- is intended to serve as a planning and development tool to allow planners, architects, developers, and students to understand the implications of population, building footprints, and urban design in residential densities across the world.

Jen Light Honored

This Spring, Jennifer S. Light, Professor of Science, Technology and Society and Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, will receive an honorary doctorate from the  Illinois Institure of Technology.

Winners of the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge

Students and researchers at DUSP and MIT's SENSEable City Lab are members of one of the 11winning teams for the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge.

DUSPx Los Angeles

Bringing Alums Together to Reconnect

In January, 40 DUSP alumni from the Los Angeles area convened at the Japanese American National Museum downtown to share their work and to renew and update connections with their classmates and colleagues.

SA+P Ranked First in Architecture and Built Environment

MIT was named the top university for architecture and the built environment by QS World University Rankings in 2015. Universities are scored in 36 individual subjects and sorting based on “academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.”  The company, which claims to explore the top 800 universities in the world, began publishing academic rankings in 2011. 

 

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