An easy-to-use technique could assist everyone from economists to sports analysts.
MIT researchers propose “PEDS” method for developing models of complex physical systems in mechanics, optics, thermal transport, fluid dynamics, physical chemistry, climate, and more.
This new method draws on 200-year-old geometric foundations to give artists control over the appearance of animated characters.
In a study that could help fill some holes in quantum theory, the team recreated a “quantum bomb tester” in a classical droplet test.
Professor Wit Busza, Instructor Karol Bacik, postdocs Cari Cesarotti and Chao Li, and Pablo Gaston Debenedetti SM ’81, PhD ’85 honored for contributions to physics.
High schooler Dustin Liang estimated his blood cell counts by applying knowledge from an MITx course and talking to doctors.
The program supports “outstanding theoretical scientists.”
Co-directors Youssef Marzouk and Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou describe how the standalone degree aims to train students in cross-cutting aspects of computational science and engineering.
In a visit to MIT, the educator and author led a lively and inspiring Q&A with students.