MIT Technology and Policy Program

Fall Research Seminars 2019

At each TPP Research seminar, students give 12 minute presentations of their technical and policy work, each followed by a Q&A with their peers and MIT researchers.

All TPP Research Seminars are in E18-304 unless otherwise specified.

Tues, Oct 1, 3:00 PM
Liang Li: Investigating the role of microglia in the development of myelination through understanding the mechanism of Fcg receptors
Nolan H: Building a Boston-Area Quantum Network

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00 PM
Julia Milton: Selecting Optimal Guidance and Navigation Sensors for the Human Landing System Lunar Mission
Bora Ozaltun: Local and Global Effects of US Shale Gas

Wed, Oct 23, 3:00 PM
Saeyoung Rho: Applying Synthetic Control Method to Make Predictions
Nicolas Zhang: Currency competition in an age of digitalization and deglobalization

Wed, Oct 30, 3:00 PM
Lydia Zhang: How does Open Innovation help organizations of different sizes and industries obtain the next big idea?
Karan Bhuwalka: What makes up your EV? Identifying materials that are hard to get

Wed, Nov 6, 3:00 PM
Jean-Baptiste Seby: Don’t miss the hole: get new insight of your data with algebraic topology
Pedro Maddens Toscano: Quality of Life Impacts of Airports on Surrounding Communities

Wed, Nov 13, 3:00 PM
Benny Ng: A machine learning approach to evaluating renewable energy technology: An alternative LACE study on Solar Photo-Voltaic (PV)
Pankhuri Sen: Design, development, and analysis of societal impacts of healthcare IoT

Tues, Dec 3, 3:00 PM
Miles Lifson: Towards Space Traffic Management: conceptual system design, key stakeholder preferences, and a methodology for orbital slotting
Uyiosa Oriakhi: A Stochastic Life Cycle and Greenhouse Gas Abatement Cost Assessment of Renewable Drop-in Fuels

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