This collection of MIT Theses in DSpace contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments. Please note that this is NOT a complete collection of MIT theses. To search all MIT theses, use Barton, MIT Libraries' catalog.
MIT's DSpace contains more than 53,000 theses completed at MIT dating as far back as the mid 1800's. Theses in this collection have been scanned by Document Services or submitted in electronic format by thesis authors. Since 2004 all new Masters and Ph.D. theses will be scanned and will be added to this collection after degrees are awarded.
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Asbestos, USA : a little town once thrived as the asbestos capital of the world - now it grapples with the waste that was left behind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)Ambler, Pennsylvania, a small town in the suburbs of Philadelphia, was formerly known as the asbestos capital of the world. After production ceased, large amounts of waste were left behind. Once portion of that waste, now ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)Gunrock is a chatbot designed in the likeness of an average 29-year-old woman living in Seattle. Fourteen students from the University of California, Davis, spent spring and summer of 2018 designing and testing the bot. ...