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Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"De Neufville, Richard", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"IDS.332", "equivalent_subjects":["IDS.333"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. de Neufville"], "spring_instructors":["R. de Neufville"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LabSession", "label":"B011.146", "section-of":"1.146", "timeAndPlace":"TR10.30-12 (BEGINS OCT 23) 4-251"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.146", "section-of":"1.146", "timeAndPlace":"TR10.30-12 (ENDS OCT 20) 1-390"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.200", "label":"Transportation Systems Analysis: Performance and Optimization", "shortLabel":"Transport Systems Analysis", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-1-8", "course":"1", "description":"Problem-motivated introduction to methods, models and tools for the analysis and design of transportation networks including their planning, operations and control. Capacity of critical elements of transportation networks. Traffic flows and deterministic and probabilistic delay models. Formulation of optimization models for planning and scheduling of freight, transit and airline systems, and their solution using software packages. User- and system-optimal traffic assignment. Control of traffic flows on highways, urban grids, and airspace.", "prereqs":"1.010, permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Osorio Pizano, Carolina", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"1.200", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.544J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["C. Osorio"], "spring_instructors":["C. 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Applications to transportation systems - including congestion pricing, technological change, resource allocation, market structure and regulation, revenue forecasting, public and private transportation finance, and project evaluation - cover urban passenger transportation, freight, maritime, aviation, and intelligent transportation systems.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ben-Akiva, Moshe", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"1.201", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.545J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.201", "section-of":"1.201", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 2-105"}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R011.201", "section-of":"1.201", "timeAndPlace":"F11 2-105"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.203", "label":"Applied Probability and Stochastic Models", "shortLabel":"Applied Prob & Stochastic Mdls", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Begins with a vigorous review of key probabilistic concepts and goes on to address developing, validating, and exploiting probabilistic models of a wide variety of real-life processes. 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Recent research findings of the MIT Global Airline Industry Program are showcased, including the impacts of congestion and delays, evolution of information technologies, changing human resource management practices, and competitive effects of new entrant airlines. Taught by faculty participants of the Global Airline Industry Program.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Belobaba, Peter", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"16.71", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["15.054J","16.71J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","A. I. Barnett","C. Barnhart","R. J. Hansman","T. A. Kochan"], "spring_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","A. I. Barnett","C. Barnhart","R. J. Hansman","T. A. 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Emphasizes skills necessary to recognize and manage risk, analyze various tradeoffs, and model logistics systems.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Caplice, Christopher", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"SCM.260", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["15.770J","IDS.730J","SCM.260J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Y. Sheffi","C. Caplice"], "spring_instructors":["Y. Sheffi","C. 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Focuses on the major federal legislation, the underlying administrative system, and the common law in analyzing environmental policy, economic consequences, and the role of the courts. Discusses classical pollutants and toxic industrial chemicals, green-house gas emissions, community right-to-know, and environmental justice. Develops basic legal skills: how to read/understand cases, regulations, and statutes. Students taking graduate version are expected to explore the subject in greater depth.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ashford, Nicholas", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"IDS.060", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.801J","17.393J","IDS.060J"], "meets_with_subjects":["1.811J","11.630J","15.663J","IDS.540J"], "fall_instructors":["N. Ashford","C. Caldart"], "spring_instructors":["N. Ashford","C. 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Enrollment limited by lottery; must attend first class session.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Hsu, Sophia", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"EC.701", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["EC.701J"], "meets_with_subjects":["11.472J","EC.781J"], "fall_instructors":["S. L. Hsu","A. B. Smith","B. Sanyal"], "spring_instructors":["S. L. Hsu","A. B. Smith","B. Sanyal"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"HS", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0111.025", "section-of":"11.025", "timeAndPlace":"MWF3.30-5 N51-310"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"11.124", "label":"Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education", "shortLabel":"Introduction to Education", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-6-3", "course":"11", "description":"One of two introductory subjects on teaching and learning science and mathematics in a variety of K-12 settings. 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Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools. Covers policies and program models, including revolving loan funds, guarantee programs, venture capital funds, bank holding companies, community development loan funds and credit unions, micro enterprise funds, and the Community Reinvestment Act. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 25.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Seidman, Karl", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"11.137", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["11.437"], "fall_instructors":["K. Seidman"], "spring_instructors":["K. 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Addresses current debates in human rights, including the relationship with security, democracy, development and globalization, urbanization, equality (in housing and other economic and social rights; women's rights; ethnic, religious and racial discrimination; and policing/conflict), post-conflict rebuilding and transitional justice, and technology in human rights activism. No prior coursework needed, but work experience, or community service that demonstrates familiarity with global affairs or engagement with ethics and social justice issues, preferred. Students taking graduate version are expected to write a research paper.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Rajagopal, Balakrishnan", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"11.164", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["17.391J"], "meets_with_subjects":["11.497"], "fall_instructors":["B. Rajagopal"], "spring_instructors":["B. 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Involves architecture and planning students in joint work; requires individual designs or design and planning guidelines.", "prereqs":"4.162 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Segal, Rafael", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"4.163", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["4.163J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Architecture and Urbanism Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Architecture and Urbanism Staff"], "is_variable_units":"Y", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"11.345", "label":"Entrepreneurship in Construction and Real Estate Development", "shortLabel":"Entrprnrshp in Constr & RE Dev", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"2-0-4", "course":"11", "description":"Develops skills necessary to incubate concepts for new real estate/built environment ventures and to evolve those ideas into viable startup ventures. 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Covers resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use technologies, with emphasis on meeting 21st-century regional and global energy needs in a sustainable manner. Examines various energy technologies in each fuel cycle stage for fossil (oil, gas, synthetic), nuclear (fission and fusion) and renewable (solar, biomass, wind, hydro, and geothermal) energy types, along with storage, transmission, and conservation issues. Emphasizes analysis of energy propositions within an engineering, economic and social context. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Golay, Michael", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"22.811", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.818J","2.65J","10.391J","22.811J"], "meets_with_subjects":["2.650J","10.291J","22.081J"], "fall_instructors":["M. W. Golay"], "spring_instructors":["M. W. 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Emphasis on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative advantages and disadvantages of different languages. Students first learn the basic usage of each language, common types of problems encountered, and techniques for solving a variety of problems encountered in contemporary research: examination of data with visualization techniques, numerical analysis, and methods of dissemination and verification. No prior programming experience is required.", "prereqs":"GIR:CAL2, GIR:PHY1", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Herring, Thomas", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"12.010", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Herring","C. Hill"], "spring_instructors":["T. Herring","C. 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Problems of interest include: random walks and statistical geometry of landscapes; percolation theory and transport in disordered media; fractals, scaling, and universality; ecological dynamics and the structure of ecosystems, food webs, and other natural networks; kinetics of biogeochemical cycles. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates. Beginning graduate students are encouraged to register for 12.586. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"18.03", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Rothman, Daniel", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"12.086", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.586"], "fall_instructors":["D. H. Rothman"], "spring_instructors":["D. H. 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Includes several aspects of team communication including three formal presentations, informal progress reports, colleague assessments, and written reports. Course 16 students are expected to complete two professional or concentration subjects from the departmental program before taking this capstone. Offered alternate fall and spring terms.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Miller, David", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"16.83", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["16.83J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. P. Binzel","D. W. Miller"], "spring_instructors":["R. P. Binzel","D. W. 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MatLab: Principles and practice in its uses, script and function modules, basic approaches to solving problems. Statistics: Correlation, means, dispersion, precision, accuracy, distributions, central limit theorem, skewness, probability, Chi-Square, Gaussian and other common distributions used in hypothesis testing. Regression: Random and grid search methods, basic least squares and algorithms applicable to regression, inversion and parameter estimation. Signal Processing: Analog and digital signals, Z-transform, Fourier series, fast Fourier transforms, spectral analysis leakage and bias, digital filtering. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"18.06", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Herring, Thomas", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"12.012", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.012"], "fall_instructors":["F. D. Morgan","T. A. Herring","S. Ravela"], "spring_instructors":["F. D. 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Covers the micro-foundations of the knowledge production function (including the role of creativity and the impact of Science), the impact of institutions and strategic interaction on the commercialization of new technology, and the diffusion and welfare impact of ideas and technology. Includes a mixture and explicit comparisons of both theoretical and empirical research. Students should have adequate preparation in microeconomic theory and econometrics. Primarily for PhD students.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Azoulay, Pierre", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.357", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Azoulay","S. Stern"], "spring_instructors":["P. Azoulay","S. 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Popular sectors include software, hardware, robotics, clean technology, and life sciences. Meets with 15.3991 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details. In addition to the regular MIT registration process, students should register at the subject website one month before start of term to facilitate formation of student teams and matching of teams with startup companies.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Catalini, Christian", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.399", "equivalent_subjects":["15.3991"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["C. Catalini","J. Dougherty"], "spring_instructors":["C. Catalini","J. 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In addition to the regular MIT registration process, students should register at the subject website one month before start of term to facilitate formation of student teams and matching of teams with startup companies.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Catalini, Christian", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.3991", "equivalent_subjects":["15.399"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["C. Catalini","J. Dougherty"], "spring_instructors":["C. Catalini","J. 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Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Greenwald, Daniel", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.401", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Consult K. Nixon"], "spring_instructors":["Consult K. 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Topics include capital budgeting, investment decisions and valuation; working capital management, security issues; dividend policy; optimal capital structure; and real options analysis. Meets with 15.418 when offered concurrently.", "prereqs":"15.401", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Malenko, Andrey", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.402", "equivalent_subjects":["15.418"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Asquith","A. Malenko","D. Thesmar"], "spring_instructors":["P. Asquith","A. Malenko","D. Thesmar"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.403", "label":"Introduction to the Practice of Finance", "shortLabel":"Intro to Practice of Finance", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":3, "units":"2-0-1", "course":"15", "description":"Seminar exposes students to some of the basic institutions and practices of the financial industry. 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Instruction and practice in communication includes report writing, team projects, and oral and visual presentation. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.417", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Myers, Stewart", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.418", "equivalent_subjects":["15.402"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. Myers"], "spring_instructors":["S. 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Restricted to students in the Master of Finance Program.", "prereqs":"15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Asquith, Kenneth", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.425", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Asquith"], "spring_instructors":["P. Asquith"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.425", "section-of":"15.425", "timeAndPlace":"MW10-11.30 E62-276"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.425", "section-of":"15.425", "timeAndPlace":"MW1-2.30 E62-276"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.426", "label":"Real Estate Finance and Investment", "shortLabel":"Real Est Finance & Investment", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"4-0-8", "course":"15", "description":"Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in commercial property development and investment. Topics include property income streams, urban economics, discounted cash flow, equity valuation, leverage and income tax considerations, development projects, and joint ventures.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Geltner, David", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"11.431", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.431J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Geltner"], "spring_instructors":["D. 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Aims to prepare students for these decisions, both as entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. In-depth analysis of the structure of the private equity industry. Meets with 15.4311 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria for graduate students will differ from those of undergraduates; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.402, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Rhodes-Kropf, Matthew", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.431", "equivalent_subjects":["15.4311","15.719"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Rhodes-Kropf","V. Nair"], "spring_instructors":["M. Rhodes-Kropf","V. 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Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.401, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Pan, Jun", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.4331", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.4331"], "fall_instructors":["J. Pan"], "spring_instructors":["J. Pan"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.433", "section-of":"15.433", "timeAndPlace":"TR8.30-10 E52-164"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.4331", "label":"Financial Markets", "shortLabel":"Financial Markets", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Covers financial theory and empirical evidence for making investment decisions. Topics include portfolio theory; equilibrium models of security prices, including the capital asset pricing model and the arbitrage pricing theory; empirical behavior of security prices; market efficiency; performance evaluation; and behavioral finance. Meets with 15.433 when offered concurrently. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Preference to Course 15 students.", "prereqs":"15.411", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Pan, Jun", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.4331", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.433"], "fall_instructors":["J. Pan"], "spring_instructors":["J. 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Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details. Meets with 15.4341 when offered concurrently.", "prereqs":"15.402, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Matveyev, Egor", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.4341", "equivalent_subjects":["15.4341"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["E. Matveyev"], "spring_instructors":["E. 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Case-based, covering a wide range of topics, including corporate valuation tools; IPOs, convertible securities and other types of financings; cash policy and leveraged recapitalizations; spinoffs, special purpose vehicles and corporate restructurings; risky debt and bankruptcy; and various other topics in applied corporate finance. Recommended prereq. 15.434.", "prereqs":"15.402", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Gregory, Nathaniel", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.436", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["N. Gregory"], "spring_instructors":["N. 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Bring your idea and/or team or find both at class and advance it towards the final Demo day in front of a group of investors. Each class will welcome a new speaker (entrepreneur, legal expert, or venture capitalists) who will address relevant topics in the industry and also provide advice for the projects. Students will present how their project is progressing and get advice and feedback. Students with an array of backgrounds (legal, financial, computer science, operations, etc) or just an interest in joining a fintech startup should apply (individually or as a team). JD students from Harvard Law School and technical students from MIT are encouraged to apply. Enrollment by application only.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Rhodes-Kropf, Matthew", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"15.497", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Consult R. Kissinger"], "spring_instructors":["Consult R. 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Returning to campus as juniors, UPOP students take part in reflective exercises that aid assimilation of learning objectives and reinforce the cognitive link between all aspects of the UPOP experience and disciplinary fields of study. 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Students work in small teams to execute a substantial term project, with emphasis placed upon developing creative designs - via a deterministic design process - that are developed and optimized using analytical techniques. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"2.008, 6.101, 6.111, 6.115, 22.071, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Hanumara, Nevan", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"2.750", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.025J"], "meets_with_subjects":["2.75J","6.525J","HST.552J"], "fall_instructors":["A. H. Slocum","G. Hom","E. Roche","N. C. Hanumara"], "spring_instructors":["A. H. Slocum","G. Hom","E. Roche","N. C. 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Binding cooperativity, solvation, titration of macromolecules.", "prereqs":"GIR:CAL2, GIR:CHEM, GIR:PHY1", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Alm, Eric", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"20.110", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["20.110J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Birnbaum C. Voigt"], "spring_instructors":["E. Alm","C. 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Term projects introduce students to large-scale system development with several areas of emphasis, including idea generation, concept development and refinement, system-level thinking, briefing development and presentation, and proposal generation. Interactive lectures and presentations will guide student throughout the course to develop and deliver individual and team presentations focused on solving large and complex problems. Students will do an semester long project in which they apply design tools/ processes from the course to solve a specific problem.", "prereqs":"permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kim, Sang-Gook", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"2.778", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. G. Kim","E. Edwin","R. Shin"], "spring_instructors":["S. G. Kim","E. Edwin","R. 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Prior knowledge of one or more of the following areas useful: software; electronics; human-computer interaction; cognitive science; mechanical engineering; control; or MIT hobby shop, MIT PSC, or other relevant independent project experience.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Greenberg, Julie", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"6.811", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.811J","HST.420J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. C. Miller","J. E. Greenberg","J. J. Leonard"], "spring_instructors":["R. C. Miller","J. E. Greenberg","J. J. 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Discusses methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein adsorption on biomaterials. Design of implants and prostheses based on control of biomaterials-tissue interactions. Comparative analysis of intact, biodegradable, and bioreplaceable implants by reference to case studies. Criteria for restoration of physiological function for tissues and organs.", "prereqs":"GIR:CHEM, GIR:BIOL, GIR:PHY1; or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Yannas, Ioannis", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"2.79", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["HST.522J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["I. V. Yannas","M. Spector"], "spring_instructors":["I. V. Yannas","M. 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Final third focuses on biophysics of synaptic transmission and introduction to neural computing. Laboratory and computer exercises illustrate the concepts. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments. Preference to juniors and seniors.", "prereqs":"GIR:PHY2; 18.03; 2.005, 6.002, 6.003, 6.071, 10.301, 20.110, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Heldt, Thomas", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"6.021", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.021J","9.21J","20.370J"], "meets_with_subjects":["2.794J","6.521J","9.021J","20.470J","HST.541J"], "fall_instructors":["J. Han","T. Heldt"], "spring_instructors":["J. Han","T. 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First third of course focuses on mass transport through membranes: diffusion, osmosis, chemically mediated, and active transport. Second third focuses on electrical properties of cells: ion transport to action potential generation and propagation in electrically excitable cells. Synaptic transmission. Electrical properties interpreted via kinetic and molecular properties of single voltage-gated ion channels. Final third focuses on biophysics of synaptic transmission and introduction to neural computing. Laboratory and computer exercises illustrate the concepts. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"GIR:PHY2; 18.03; 2.005, 6.002, 6.003, 6.071, 10.301, 20.110, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Heldt, Thomas", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"6.521", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.521J","9.021J","20.470J","HST.541J"], "meets_with_subjects":["2.791J","6.021J","9.21J","20.370J"], "fall_instructors":["J. Han","T. Heldt"], "spring_instructors":["J. Han","T. 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Fluid and solid continua: equations of motion useful for porous, hydrated biological tissues. Case studies of membrane transport, electrode interfaces, electrical, mechanical, and chemical transduction in tissues, convective-diffusion/reaction, electrophoretic, electroosmotic flows in tissues/MEMs, and ECG. Electromechanical and physicochemical interactions in cells and biomaterials; musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and other biological and clinical examples. Prior undergraduate coursework in transport recommended.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Grodzinsky, Alan", "year":"2018", "master_subject_id":"20.430", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.561J","10.539J","20.430J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. Grodzinsky"], "spring_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. 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