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A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.
Ansel B. Duff '15, a mechanical engineering concentrator, works on a go kart powered by compressed air for his senior thesis project at a workshop at MIT.
With oral presentations scheduled for March 26 and 27 and written reports due on April 2, many engineering seniors will spend the upcoming week-long holiday finishing their projects.
The Harvard China Project, a research program on China's environment and energy system based at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, plans to use grant money it received to conduct research on the future of renewable energy sources in China.
The SEAS team is currently building the Crimson Cruiser, a battery-powered vehicle that it hopes will push the boundaries of efficiency. This April, the team will compete in the battery-electric division of the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit, Mich.
With supportive faculty, programs like the Thiel Fellowship, and an accommodating return policy, students at Harvard considering dropping out have few reasons not to do so. While entrepreneurial and artistic opportunities are often time-sensitive, Harvard, these students believe, can wait.
My eyes are tearing up as I make my way up to the balcony seats in Sanders Theater. Not because I’m overly excited by the prospect of Harvard Thinks Big VI, but because it is cold as hell, and my eyes haven’t stopped watering since I stepped outside.
Kim, who joined the faculty this school year after 14 years of teaching and researching at Columbia University, studies physical phenomena in nanoscale materials.
Scientists at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital are using Odyssey, a computing environment, to process big data in their research.
Three major affiliates of the Arts and Humanities Division—the American Repertory Theater and the departments of Music and Visual and Environmental Studies—are considering finding spaces in Allston.
Administrators and planning committees at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are continuing to outline broad goals for the eventual relocation of their school to Allston.
RoboBees, mathematical theories of fire, and predictions that 2015 will see the discovery of extraterrestrial life abounded in Sanders Theatre on Thursday at "Harvard Thinks Big."
Students and administrators say there are limited structured recruiting resources for aspiring engineers and that companies are less interested in recruiting at Harvard for engineering positions.
Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.