Promotions to full professor
George Barbastathis, mechanical engineering; Vladimir Bulović, electrical engineering and computer science; Christopher Burge, biology; David Darmofal, aeronautics and astronautics; Mary Fuller, literature; Scott Manalis, biological engineering; Robert Tappan Morris, electrical engineering and computer science; Melissa Nobles, political science; Christine Ortiz, materials science and engineering; Jun Pan, MIT Sloan; Christoph Paus, physics; Roger Petersen, political science; Jeffrey Ravel, history; Sanjay Sarma, mechanical engineering; Sara Seager, earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences; Dennis Whyte, nuclear science and engineering.
Full professor appointments with tenure
Richard Braatz, chemical engineering (appointment took effect Sept. 1); John Core, MIT Sloan; Robert Merton, MIT Sloan; Daniel Posner, political science.
Promotions to associate professor with tenure
Adam Albright, linguistics and philosophy, Regina Barzilay, electrical engineering and computer science; Jacopo Buongiorno, nuclear science and engineering; JoAnn Carmin, urban studies and planning; Luca Daniel, electrical engineering and computer science; Joseph Doyle, MIT Sloan; Mark Goulthorpe, architecture; Scott Hughes, physics; Hong Liu, physics; Guido Lorenzoni, economics; Mohammad Movassaghi, chemistry; Thomas Peacock, mechanical engineering; Lawrence Sass, architecture; Jay Scheib, music and theater arts; Alexandra Techet, mechanical engineering; Troy Van Voorhis, chemistry; Brian Wardle, aeronautics and astronautics; Forest White, biological engineering.
Promotions to associate professor without tenure
Scott Aaronson, electrical engineering and computer science; Sandy Alexandre, literature; Jan Egedal-Pedersen, physics; Joseph Formaggio, physics; Ernest Fraenkel, biological engineering; Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli; biological engineering and mechanical engineering; Ruben Juanes, civil and environmental engineering; Katherine Cissel Kellogg, MIT Sloan; Dennis Kim, biology; Gabriel Salman Lenz, political science; Paulo C. Lozano, aeronautics and astronautics; Gustavo Manso, MIT Sloan; Steven Nahn, physics; Tomás Palacios, electrical engineering and computer science; Peter Reddien, biology; Stephen Ryan, economics; Laura Schulz, brain and cognitive science; Natasha Schull, science, technology, and society; David Singer, political science; Marin Soljacic, physics; Rodrigo Verdi, MIT Sloan; Katrin Wehrheim, mathematics; Mehmet F. Yanik, electrical engineering and computer science; Pericles Zegras, urban studies and planning.