Archives for March 2005

MIT builds bridges to black engineers; Helps make NSBE convention a success

Thousands of people from across the country flocked to Boston last week for the 31st annual National Society of Black Engineers Convention. Among the more than 10,000 conference attendees packed into Hynes Convention Center were dozens of MIT students, alumni, faculty and staff who dedicated their time and energy to the five-day event, which was themed “Empowering the World…One Engineer at a Time.” See also on cover of TechTalk 3/30/05

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MIT News Office – March 29, 2005

African students get web link to MIT labs

Students in Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria can now perform sophisticated engineering and science experiments at MIT–without ever getting on a plane. “If you can’t come to the lab, the lab will come to you,” said Jesus del Alamo, co-principal investigator on the Africa project and a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. See also on cover of TechTalk 3/30/05

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MIT News Office – March 21, 2005

MIT expands remote labs to Africa

MIT’s iLAbs has expanded its remote laboratory program to include three African universities for students to perform real engineering and science experiments over the Internet.

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EETimes Online – March 21, 2005