Academics & Research Archives
year #3 begins.
A photo journal of THE coolest room I've ever seen.
Emily spent the summer of 2004 conducting astronomy research at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona. She ended up finding three stars each over a billion miles in diameter that weigh more than twenty-five times our sun.
Lots of fun discoveries about advising and such. Also, how I managed to confuse MIT already.
Using a tiny tractor beam to manipulate nanowires
too hot, too cold, just right. on picking a hass class.
Junior Jenny Hu worked in the MIT Man Vehicle Laboratory to study if people can learn to adapt to living in artificial gravity.
Olivia Newton-John, I am not, but I can still pretend.
Sid Puram UROPs in the renowned chemical engineering lab of Dr. Robert Langer, developing polymer microspheres that can potentially be used to develop a cancer vaccine.
Melis enters the blogging community.
Issel Lim has been trying to create an effective mouse model for ulcerative colitis, a type of IBD, through her UROP in the immunology lab of Dr. David B. Schauer.
Four things you would never expect to find in a real MIT laboratory.
How being an MIT cheerleader can help you get a job.
Each week, I will explore a different MIT student's unique research project and the insight that he or she has gained from the UROP experience.
my contribution to the future of medicine
I was browsing through the MIT Course Catalog, and thought these classes looked pretty thought-provoking.
"...and this is how i spent my summer vacation."