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    • ES.2H3 Ancient Philosophy and Mathematics, Fall 2009 

      Perlman, Lee (2009-12)
      Western philosophy and theoretical mathematics were born together, and the cross-fertilization of ideas in the two disciplines was continuously acknowledged throughout antiquity. In this course, we read works of ancient ...
    • ESD.126 Energy Systems and Economic Development, Spring 2001 

      Tabors, Richard D. (2001-06)
      A team-based policy research subject focused on evaluation of energy technologies and their implementation within developing countries. Focuses on one or more specific nations, carries out a resource assessment, and develops ...
    • ESD.140 Organizational Processes, Spring 2002 

      Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel; Kochan, Thomas A. (2002-06)
      Focuses on the organization of the future, identifies its characteristics, and explores the implications for living in, managing, and leading such an organization. Also focuses on skills such as organizational diagnosis, ...
    • ESD.260J / 1.260J / 15.770J Logistics Systems, Fall 2003 

      Caplice, Christopher George, 1961-; Sheffi, Yosef, 1948- (2003-12)
      See description under subject 1.260J. This course is a survey of analytic tools, approaches, and techniques which are useful in the design and operation of logistics systems and integrated supply chains. The material is ...
    • ESD.36J / 1.432J System and Project Management, Fall 2003 

      Lyneis, James; de Weck, Olivier; Eppinger, Steven (2003-12)
      The course is designed for students in the System Design and Management (SDM) program and therefore assumes that you already have a basic knowledge of project management. The objective is to introduce advanced methods and ...
    • ESD.70J / 1.145J Engineering Economy Module, Fall 2008 

      de Neufville, Richard, 1939-; Cardin, Michel-Alexandre, 1979- (2008-12)
      This intensive micro-subject provides the necessary skills in Excel spreadsheet modeling for ESD.71 – Engineering Systems Analysis for Design. Its purpose is to bring entering students up to speed on some of the advanced ...
    • ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2004 

      Newman, Dava J. (2004-12)
      Presents basic concepts in group dynamics and leadership. A structured set of outdoor experiences complements classroom activities. Restricted to entering students in the Technology and Policy Program.
    • ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2005 

      Newman, Dava (2005-12)
      This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and ...
    • ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2010 

      Newman, Dava (2010-12)
      Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students ...
    • ESD.83 Doctoral Seminar in Engineering Systems, Fall 2009 

      Magee, Christopher L.; Sussman, Joseph (2009-12)
      In establishing the Engineering Systems Division, MIT has embarked on a bold experiment – bringing together diverse areas of expertise into what is designed to be a new field of study. In many respects, the full scale ...
    • ESD.84 Engineering Systems Doctoral Seminar, Fall 2002 

      Magee, Christopher; Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel (2002-12)
      Examines core theory and contextual applications of the emerging field of Engineering Systems. The focus is on doctoral-level analysis of scholarship on key concepts such as complexity, uncertainty, fragility, and robustness, ...
    • ESD.864 / ESD.936 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy, Spring 2010 

      Selin, Noelle (2010-06)
      This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models ...
    • ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy, Spring 2011 

      Selin, Noelle (2011-06)
      ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy explores how scientific information and quantitative models can be used to inform policy decision-making. Students will develop an understanding of quantitative modeling techniques ...
    • HST.071 Human Reproductive Biology, Fall 2002 

      Klapholz, Henry; Benacerraf, Beryl; Burke, Louis; Davis, Ann; Holmes, Lewis; e.a. (2002-12)
      Lectures and clinical case discussions designed to provide the student with a clear understanding of the physiology, endocrinology, and pathology of human reproduction. Emphasis is on the role of technology in reproductive ...
    • HST.121 Gastroenterology, Fall 2002 

      Carey, Martin C.; Schapiro, Robert; Badizadegan, Kamran; Chung, Raymond T.; Glickman, Jonathan N. (2002-12)
      Presents the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and associated pancreatic, liver, and biliary systems. Emphasis on the molecular and pathophysiological basis of ...
    • HST.151 Principles of Pharmacology, Spring 2003 

      Rosow, Carl E. (Carl Elliott), 1947-; Standaert, David; Strichartz, G. R. (Gary R.), 1943-; Dershwitz, Mark; Di Salvo, Thomas; e.a. (2003-06)
      An introduction to pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action, dose-response relations, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, drug metabolism, toxicity of pharmacological agents, drug interactions, and ...
    • HST.176 Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Fall 2002 

      Pillai, Shiv; Anderson, Paul; Auchincloss, Hugh; Balk, Steven; Cherayil, Bobby; e.a. (2002-12)
      Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of ...
    • HST.184 Health Information Systems to Improve Quality of Care in Resource-Poor Settings, Spring 2011 

      Fraser, Hamish; Celi, Leo; Szolovits, Peter (2011-06)
      This course is a collaborative offering of Sana, Partners in Health, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The goal of this course is the development of innovations in information systems for developing ...
    • HST.523J / 2.785J / 3.97J / 20.411J Cell-Matrix Mechanics, Spring 2004 

      Yannas, Ioannis; Spector, Myron (2004-06)
      Mechanical forces play a decisive role during development of tissues and organs, during remodeling following injury as well as in normal function. A stress field influences cell function primarily through deformation of ...
    • HST.583 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis, Fall 2002 

      Gollub, Randy L.; Bird, Stephanie J.; Brown, E. N. (Emery N.); Fischl, Bruce; Kanwisher, Nancy; e.a. (2002-12)
      Provides information relevant to the conduct and interpretation of human brain mapping studies. Provides in-depth coverage of the physics of image formation, mechanisms of image contrast, and the physiological basis for ...