Events

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  • Thu, October 17, 2019 - Thu, December 19, 2019

    Choose to Reuse

    Join us at Choose to Reuse in the mirror lobby of STATA!

    Get free stuff as you reduce your impact on the planet by reusing instead of buying new! Drop-off clean, reusable items beginning at 8:00 AM. Choose up to five items from 11am to 12:20pm. From 12:20 to 1:00, no limit on items. No charge, but
  • Fri, October 25, 2019 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The Hive Pollinator Garden Open House

    Visit MIT’s new sustainability garden, built by students and staff. Come explore The Hive, learn about the collaborative design process behind it, and enjoy some delicious local farm treats created with the help of pollinators. Bring a mug for apple cider and help us cut down on waste.
  • Mon, October 28, 2019 - Wed, October 30, 2019

    Strategies for Sustainable Business - Oct 28-30, 2019

    This innovative three-day program uniquely applies MIT frameworks of process improvement and system dynamics to the topic of sustainability in an effort to help participants return to their organizations with practical strategies for manifesting consensus and change—at both the micro and macro level
  • Tue, October 29, 2019 • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    MIT Climate Action Symposium: Challenges of Climate Policy

    Chair: Richard Schmalensee, Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management and Professor of Economics Emeritus, Sloan School of Management and Department of Economics

    To advance our community’s understanding and expand our capacity to generate solutions for the urgent global challenge of climate change,
  • Wed, October 30, 2019 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Planning, policy and politics for a rapid low-carbon energy transition in the US

    Building 9
    Given denial campaigns funded by the fossil fuel industry for four decades, the US has stalled on climate policy. We now have very little time to dramatically transform our energy system. What are some of the policies, politics and planning challenges on the way to a low carbon energy system in the
  • Wed, October 30, 2019 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Henry L. Pierce Laboratory Seminar Series - Professor Nancy R. Sottos

    Abstract:
    Reaction-diffusion processes are versatile, yet underexplored methods for manufacturing that provide unique opportunities to control the spatial properties of materials, achieving order through broken symmetry. The mathematical formalism and derivation of equations coupling reaction and di
  • Wed, October 30, 2019 • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

    Atomically thin canvas for quantum optoelectronics: Enhancing all-optical integrated circuits to allow ultra-fast computing with ultra-low power consumption

    Building 66
    Atomically thin canvas for quantum optoelectronics with Hongkun Park, Mark Hyman Jr. Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics, Harvard University

    All-optical integrated circuits have long been a major pursuit for scientists and engineers, because they may allow ultra-fast computing with ultr
  • Mon, November 4, 2019 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    MIT Waste Forum

    Join us for the MIT Waste Forum: Redesigning at MIT for a zero-waste future

    Monday, November 4th at 2 p.m. in Building 1-390.

    The Waste Forum is designed to catalyze a campus-wide conversation to engage and embolden the MIT community to individually and collectively “design out waste.”

    Hear from
  • Tue, November 5, 2019 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    IDG Development Seminars: Sandeep Agrawal

    Building 9
    The International Development Group welcomes Sandeep Agrawal, Professor University of Alberta, for an IDG Development Seminar.