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Special emphasis on specific viral, bacterial, and eukaryotic microorganisms and their interaction with animal hosts with focus on contemporary problems in areas such as vaccination, emerging disease, antimicrobial drug resistance, and toxicology.", "prereqs":"GIR:BIOL and GIR:CHEM", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ribbeck, Katharina", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"20.106", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["20.106J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["E. Alm","J. Niles"], "spring_instructors":["E. Alm","J. 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In labs, students design and build a working model or an experiment that addresses a specific engineering aspect of their project. In addition to written and oral presentations, students start a web-based portfolio. Satisfies 6 units of Institute Laboratory credit. Enrollment limited; preference to Course 1 majors and minors.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Cohen, Tal", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.101", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Cohen"], "spring_instructors":["T. 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Enrollment limited; preference to 1-ENG.", "prereqs":"[1.061A and 1.070A]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Nepf, Heidi", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.106", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["H. Nepf","D. Entekhabi"], "spring_instructors":["H. Nepf","D. Entekhabi"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":"LAB2"}, { "type":"LabSession", "label":"B011.106", "section-of":"1.106", "timeAndPlace":"W1-5 48-109"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.125", "label":"Architecting & Engineering Software Systems", "shortLabel":"Arch & Eng Software Sys", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Software architecting and design of software-intensive systems. Targeted at future CTOs who must understand both the business and technical issues involved in architecting enterprise-scale systems. Student teams confront technically challenging problems. Lectures and readings cover core database, XML, web server components and browser issues in a distributed web service environment. Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"1.00, 1.124, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Williams, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.125", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Williams"], "spring_instructors":["J. 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Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"De Neufville, Richard", "year":"2019", "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 22) 1-390"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.146", "section-of":"1.146", "timeAndPlace":"TR10.30-12 (ENDS OCT 19) 1-390"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.200", "section-of":"1.200", "timeAndPlace":"MW3-4.30 5-233"}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R011.200", "section-of":"1.200", "timeAndPlace":"F1 1-371"}, { "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 and permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Osorio Pizano, Carolina", "year":"2019", "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":"2019", "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":"L011.203", "section-of":"1.203", "timeAndPlace":"MW10.30-12 E51-151"}, { "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":"A vigorous use of probabilistic models to approximate real-life situations in Finance, Operations Management, Economics, and Operations Research. Emphasis on how to develop a suitable probabilistic model in a given setting and, merging probability with statistics, and on how to validate a proposed model against empirical evidence. Extensive treatment of Monte Carlo simulation for modeling random processes when analytic solutions are unattainable.", "prereqs":"6.041B or 18.600", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Barnett, Arnold", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.073", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["15.073J","IDS.700J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Barnett"], "spring_instructors":["A. 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Topics vary each year and typically include linear and nonlinear latent variable models, including structural equations and latent class models; estimation techniques with multiple data sources; joint discrete and continuous choice models; dynamic models; analysis of panel data; analysis of complex choices; estimation and forecasting with large choice sets; multidimensional probabilistic choice models; advanced choice models, including probit, logit mixtures, treatment of endogeneity, hybrid choice models, hidden Markov models, Monte Carlo simulation, Bayesian methods, survey design, sampling, model transferability, and use of stated preferences data. Term paper required.", "prereqs":"1.202 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ben-Akiva, Moshe", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.205", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Ben-Akiva"], "spring_instructors":["M. 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Applications to transportation, logistics, electric-power, and water distribution networks.", "prereqs":"15.093 and (1.151 or 6.431B)", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Amin, Saurabh", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.208", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. Amin"], "spring_instructors":["S. Amin"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.231", "section-of":"1.231", "timeAndPlace":"TR1-2.30 33-319"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.231", "label":"Planning and Design of Airport Systems", "shortLabel":"Planning & Design:Airport Sys", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Focuses on current practice, developing trends, and advanced concepts in airport design and planning. Considers economic, environmental, and other trade-offs related to airport location, as well as the impacts of emphasizing \"green\" measures. Includes an analysis of the effect of airline operations on airports. Topics include demand prediction, determination of airfield capacity, and estimation of levels of congestion; terminal design; the role of airports in the aviation and transportation system; access problems; optimal configuration of air transport networks and implications for airport development; and economics, financing, and institutional aspects. Special attention to international practice and developments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Odoni, Amedeo", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.231", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["16.781J","IDS.670J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. de Neufville","A. R. Odoni"], "spring_instructors":["R. de Neufville","A. R. 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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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"16.71", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["15.054J","16.71J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","H. Balakrishnan","A. I. Barnett","R. J. Hansman","T. A. Kochan"], "spring_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","H. Balakrishnan","A. I. Barnett","R. J. Hansman","T. A. 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Provides students with an opportunity to apply transportation and planning methods to develop policy alternatives in the context of environmental politics. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Salvucci, Frederick", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.543", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.543J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Coughlin"], "spring_instructors":["J. 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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":"2019", "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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Topics include site investigation (with emphasis on in situ testing), shallow (footings and raftings) and deep (piles and caissons) foundations, excavation support systems, groundwater control, slope stability, soil improvement (compaction, soil reinforcement, etc.), and construction monitoring.", "prereqs":"1.361", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Whittle, Andrew", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.364", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Whittle"], "spring_instructors":["A. 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Field trip.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Einstein, Herbert", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.38", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["H. H. Einstein"], "spring_instructors":["H. H. 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Explores the role of entrepreneurs in developing/emerging markets, with a focus on solving social development challenges and innovating new development strategies/products, all within the built and human environment. Provides an ideal platform to prepare for the DesignX program.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kennedy, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.345", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.345J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. F. Kennedy"], "spring_instructors":["J. F. 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Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"1.035", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Buyukozturk, Oral", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.054", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.054"], "fall_instructors":["O. Buyukozturk"], "spring_instructors":["O. Buyukozturk"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.541", "section-of":"1.541", "timeAndPlace":"MW1-2.30 1-246"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.562", "label":"Structural Design Project I", "shortLabel":"Structural Des Proj I", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Students work in teams to design a long-span structure, emphasizing conceptual design and advanced structural analysis. Subject covers structural systems and construction methods, interdisciplinary collaboration, design strategies for resistance to static and dynamic loading, and simplified calculation methods to validate numerical simulations. Emphasis on oral and visual communication of engineering concepts and students present their projects to leading engineers for feedback.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Herning, Gordana", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.562", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["G. Herning"], "spring_instructors":["G. 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Application examples cover a range of structural components and systems, with models and methods specific to the study of building frames, arches, shells, and cable-supported and tensile structures. Assignments provide experience with the construction of mathematical and finite element models, the derivation of closed-form solutions, and the effective use of structural analysis programs.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Herning, Gordana", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.571", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.571", "section-of":"1.571", "timeAndPlace":"TR1-2.30 1-371"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.573", "label":"Structural Mechanics", "shortLabel":"Structural Mechanics", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"4-0-8", "course":"1", "description":"Applies solid mechanics fundamentals to the analysis of marine, civil, and mechanical structures. Continuum concepts of stress, deformation, constitutive response and boundary conditions are reviewed in selected examples. The principle of virtual work guides mechanics modeling of slender structural components (e.g., beams; shafts; cables, frames; plates; shells), leading to appropriate simplifying assumptions. Introduction to elastic stability. Material limits to stress in design. Variational methods for computational structural mechanics analysis.", "prereqs":"2.002", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Parks, David", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"2.080", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.080J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Wierzbicki","D. Parks"], "spring_instructors":["T. Wierzbicki","D. 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Incorporates computational design fundamentals, including problem parameterization and formulation; design space exploration strategies, including interactive, heuristic, and gradient-based optimization; and computational structural analysis methods, including the finite element method, graphic statics, and approximation techniques. Programing experience and familiarity with structural mechanics necessary. Additional work required of students taking for graduate credit. Enrollment limited to 30.", "prereqs":"((1.000 or 6.00) and (1.050, 2.001, or 4.462)) or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Mueller, Caitlin", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"4.450", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["4.450J"], "meets_with_subjects":["4.451"], "fall_instructors":["C. Mueller"], "spring_instructors":["C. 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Topics include molecular and turbulent diffusion, boundary layers, dissolution, bed-water exchange, air-water exchange, and particle transport. Meets with 1.061A first half of term. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"1.060B", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Nepf, Heidi", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.061", "equivalent_subjects":["1.061A"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.061"], "fall_instructors":["H. M. Nepf"], "spring_instructors":["H. M. 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Topics include Darcy equation, flow nets, mass conservation, the aquifer flow equation, heterogeneity and anisotropy, storage properties, regional circulation, unsaturated flow, recharge, stream-aquifer interaction, well hydraulics, flow through fractured rock, numerical models, groundwater quality, contaminant transport processes, dispersion, decay, and adsorption. Includes laboratory and computer demonstrations. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"1.061", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Harvey, Charles", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"1.072", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.072"], "fall_instructors":["C. Harvey"], "spring_instructors":["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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"IDS.060", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.021J","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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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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"IDS.540", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.630J","15.663J","IDS.540J"], "meets_with_subjects":["1.801J","11.021J","17.393J","IDS.060J"], "fall_instructors":["N. Ashford","C. Caldart"], "spring_instructors":["N. Ashford","C. 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Addresses the importance of technological innovation and the financial crisis of 2008.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ashford, Nicholas", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"IDS.437", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.466J","15.657J","IDS.437J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["N. Ashford"], "spring_instructors":["N. Ashford"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.813", "section-of":"1.813", "timeAndPlace":"W EVE (4-6.30 PM) E51-376"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.818", "label":"Sustainable Energy", "shortLabel":"Sustainable Energy", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-1-8", "course":"1", "description":"Assessment of current and potential future energy systems. 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Rheology of polymer solutions and suspensions. Physical properties of natural and silicone rubber. Preference to Course 10 seniors and juniors.", "prereqs":"5.12 and 5.310", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Smith, Zachary", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.467", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. C. Love","D. G. Anderson"], "spring_instructors":["J. C. Love","D. G. 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The specific application of these fundamental concepts will vary each term, and may include chemical, electrochemical, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical (biologic) or related processes, operated in batch, semi-batch, continuous or hybrid mode. May be repeated once for credit with permission of instructor.", "prereqs":"10.37", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Johnston, Barry", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.490", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["B. S. Johnston","Y. Roman"], "spring_instructors":["B. S. Johnston","Y. 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See departmental website for individual ICE-T module descriptions.", "prereqs":"10.301 and permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"null", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.492B", "equivalent_subjects":["10.492A"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["K. F. Jensen","Geo. Stephanopoulos"], "spring_instructors":["K. F. Jensen","Geo. 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Topics include conduction and diffusion, laminar flow regimes, convective heat and mass transfer, and simultaneous heat and mass transfer with chemical reaction or phase change.", "prereqs":"10.301 and 10.302", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Deen, William", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.50", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["W. M. Deen","M. Z. Bazant"], "spring_instructors":["W. M. Deen","M. Z. Bazant"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"10.538", "label":"Principles of Molecular Bioengineering", "shortLabel":"Principles of Molecular Bioeng", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"10", "description":"Provides an introduction to the mechanistic analysis and engineering of biomolecules and biomolecular systems. Covers methods for measuring, modeling, and manipulating systems, including biophysical experimental tools, computational modeling approaches, and molecular design. Equips students to take systematic and quantitative approaches to the investigation of a wide variety of biological phenomena.", "prereqs":"7.06 and 18.03", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Jasanoff, Alan", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"20.420", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["20.420J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Jasanoff","E. Fraenkel"], "spring_instructors":["A. Jasanoff","E. 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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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"20.430", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.795J","6.561J","20.430J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. Grodzinsky"], "spring_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. 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Also provides a basic introduction to dynamics of macromolecules in solutions and melts, with entanglements. Presents methods for characterizing the molecular structure of polymers.", "prereqs":"5.60, 10.213, or 10.40", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Rutledge, Gregory", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.568", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["G. C. Rutledge","A. Alexander-Katz"], "spring_instructors":["G. C. Rutledge","A. 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Specific applications to contemporary engineering challenges are discussed including problems in energy, biology, medicine, electronics, and material design.", "prereqs":"10.213, 10.302, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Strano, Michael", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"10.585", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Strano"], "spring_instructors":["M. 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Describes how materials structure and properties affect electrochemical behavior of particular applications, for instance in lithium rechargeable batteries, electrochemical capacitors, fuel cells, photo electrochemical cells, and electrolytic cells. Discusses state-of-the-art electrochemical energy technologies for portable electronic devices, hybrid and plug-in vehicles, electrical vehicles. Theoretical and experimental exploration of electrochemical measurement techniques in cell testing, and in bulk and interfacial transport measurements (electronic and ionic resistivity and charge transfer cross the electrode-electrolyte interface).", "prereqs":"2.005, 3.046, 3.53, 10.40, (2.051 and 2.06), or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Shao-Horn, Yang", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"2.625", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.625J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Y. Shao-Horn"], "spring_instructors":["Y. 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Reactions in the gas phase, liquid phase, and on surfaces are discussed with examples drawn from atmospheric, combustion, industrial, catalytic, and biological chemistry.", "prereqs":"5.62, 10.37, or 10.65", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Green, William", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"5.68", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["5.68J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["W. H. Green"], "spring_instructors":["W. H. 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Focuses on the relationship between real estate product types, building systems, and the factors that real estate development professionals must consider when evaluating these products and systems for a specific development project. Surveys commercial building technology including Foundation, Structural, MEP/FP, Envelope, and Interiors systems and analyzes the factors that lead development professionals to select specific systems for specific product types. One or more field trips to active construction sites may be scheduled during non-class hours based on student availability.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Tsipis, Yanni", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.450", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Y. Tsipis"], "spring_instructors":["Y. 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Emphasizes core WASH and water/environment principles, culture-specific solutions, tools for start-ups, appropriate and sustainable technologies, behavior change, social marketing, building partnerships, and the theory and practice of innovation diffusion. Term project entails entering the IDEAS or other competition(s) while implementing a WASH innovation in a specific locale. Guest lectures on specific real-world WASH projects which have been disseminated by MIT faculty, students, alumni, and others. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 30.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Murcott, Susan", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"EC.715", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["EC.715"], "fall_instructors":["S. E. Murcott","S. L. Hsu"], "spring_instructors":["S. E. Murcott","S. L. 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Emphasis on learning GIS technology and spatial analysis techniques through extensive hands-on exercises using real-world data sets such as the US census of population and housing. Includes a small project on an urban planning problem involving the selection of appropriate methods, the use of primary and secondary data, computer-based modeling, and spatial analysis. Enrollment limited; preference to MCP students.", "prereqs":"11.205 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Williams, Sarah", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.520", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. Williams","J. Ferreira"], "spring_instructors":["S. Williams","J. 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Exercises and modeling techniques for measuring and predicting property demand, supply, vacancy, and prices.", "prereqs":"14.01, 15.010, or 15.011", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Wheaton, William", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.433", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.433J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["W. C. Wheaton"], "spring_instructors":["W. C. 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Students apply these tools in classroom exercises, problem sets, and projects. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Doyle, Joseph", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.0341", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.0341"], "fall_instructors":["J. Doyle"], "spring_instructors":["J. 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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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"16.71", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.232J","16.71J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","H. Balakrishnan","A. I. Barnett","R. J. Hansman","T. A. Kochan"], "spring_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","H. Balakrishnan","A. I. Barnett","R. J. Hansman","T. A. 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Topics include logistic regression, association rules, treestructured classification and regression, cluster analysis, discriminant analysis, and neural network methods. Presents examples of successful applications in credit ratings, fraud detection, marketing, customer relationship management, investments, and synthetic clinical trials. Introduces data-mining software focusing on R. Term project required. Meets with 15.062 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.060, 15.075, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Welsch, Roy", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.0621", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["IDS.145J"], "meets_with_subjects":["15.0621"], "fall_instructors":["R. E. Welsch"], "spring_instructors":["R. E. 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Topics include logistic regression, association rules, treestructured classification and regression, cluster analysis, discriminant analysis, and neural network methods. Presents examples of successful applications in credit ratings, fraud detection, marketing, customer relationship management, investments, and synthetic clinical trials. Introduces data-mining software focusing on R. Term project required. Meets with 15.062 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.075 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Welsch, Roy", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.0621", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.062J","IDS.145J"], "fall_instructors":["R. E. Welsch"], "spring_instructors":["R. E. 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Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"GIR:CAL1", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Barnett, Arnold", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.0791", "equivalent_subjects":["15.079","18.600"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Barnett","R. Larson"], "spring_instructors":["A. Barnett","R. 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Topics: simplex method; duality theory; sensitivity analysis; network flow problems; decomposition; integer programming; interior point algorithms for linear programming; and introduction to combinatorial optimization and NP-completeness.", "prereqs":"18.06", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Jaillet, Patrick", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"6.251", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.251J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. N. Tsitsiklis","D. Bertsimas"], "spring_instructors":["J. N. Tsitsiklis","D. 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Covers capital budgeting, investment decisions and valuation; working capital management, security issues; dividend policy; optimal capital structure; and real options analysis. Lab component puts theory into practice through hands-on projects - students either conduct an event study and analyze its impact on firm capital market value, or conduct a merger model between two firms of the their choosing. Emphasizes use of research databases to test hypotheses. Provides instruction in writing and speaking from a financial perspective. Meets with 15.402 when offered concurrently.", "prereqs":"[15.501]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Myers, Stewart", "year":"2019", "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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Case studies present the financial tools needed to make value-enhancing business decisions: how to decide which projects to invest in, how to finance those investments, and how to manage the cash flows of the firm. Topics include capital budgeting, investment decisions and valuation; working capital management, security issues; dividend policy; optimal capital structure; and real options analysis. Restricted to students in the Master of Finance Program.", "prereqs":"15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Thesmar, David", "year":"2019", "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":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.426", "section-of":"15.426", "timeAndPlace":"M EVE (5.30-7 PM) 54-100"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.426", "section-of":"15.426", "timeAndPlace":"MW4-5.30 54-100"}, { "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. Limited to graduate students.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Geltner, David", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"11.431", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.431J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Geltner"], "spring_instructors":["D. Geltner"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.431", "label":"Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital", "shortLabel":"Entrepreneurial Fin & Venture", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Examines the elements of entrepreneurial finance, focusing on technology-based start-up ventures, and the early stages of company development. Addresses key questions which challenge all entrepreneurs: how much money can and should be raised; when should it be raised and from whom; what is a reasonable valuation of a company; and how funding, employment contracts and exit decisions should be structured. 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","Spring"], "in-charge":"Schoar, Antoinette", "year":"2019", "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. Nair"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.431", "section-of":"15.431", "timeAndPlace":"TR1-2.30 E51-335"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.431", "section-of":"15.431", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 E51-335"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.433", "section-of":"15.433", "timeAndPlace":"TR10-11.30 E52-164"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.433", "section-of":"15.433", "timeAndPlace":"TR8.30-10 E52-164"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.433", "label":"Financial Markets", "shortLabel":"Financial Markets", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Provides students with a solid understanding of key financial markets and the empirical skills and tools used to support decision making. Employs an in-depth, empirically-driven exploration of markets, including equity, fixed income, and derivatives. Students apply real-world financial data to test and understand financial models, focusing on key risk factors and risk management concerns in these markets, along with the quantitative tools used to analyze risk. Discusses major institutions and players involved in each market, the evolution of the markets, and issues such as liquidity. Meets with 15.4331 when offered concurrently. 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":"Kitapbayev, Yerkin", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.4331", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.4331"], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.4331", "section-of":"15.4331", "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":"Provides students with a solid understanding of key financial markets and the empirical skills and tools used to support decision making. Employs an in-depth, empirically-driven exploration of markets, including equity, fixed income, and derivatives. Students apply real-world financial data to test and understand financial models, focusing on key risk factors and risk management concerns in these markets, along with the quantitative tools used to analyze risk. Discusses major institutions and players involved in each market, the evolution of the markets, and issues such as liquidity. Meets with 15.433 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details. Preference to Course 15 students.", "prereqs":"15.417", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kitapbayev, Yerkin", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.4331", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["15.433"], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.4331", "section-of":"15.4331", "timeAndPlace":"TR10-11.30 E52-164"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.434", "label":"Advanced Corporate Finance", "shortLabel":"Advanced Corporate Finance", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"In-depth application of tools and techniques of corporate financial management. Provides exposure to unique situations faced by modern CFOs that demand a higher level of acumen. Covers complex valuations, static and dynamic capital structure, risk management, and real options. Also considers security design, restructuring, bankruptcy, project financing, corporate control and governance, dividend policy, and international finance issues. Meets with 15.4341 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.402, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Matveyev, Egor", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.434", "equivalent_subjects":["15.4341"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.434", "section-of":"15.434", "timeAndPlace":"MW8.30-10 E51-145"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.4341", "label":"Advanced Corporate Finance", "shortLabel":"Advanced Corporate Finance", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"In-depth application of tools and techniques of corporate financial management. Provides exposure to unique situations faced by modern CFOs that demand a higher level of acumen. Covers complex valuations, static and dynamic capital structure, risk management, and real options. Also considers security design, restructuring, bankruptcy, project financing, corporate control and governance, dividend policy, and international finance issues. Meets with 15.434 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.418", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Matveyev, Egor", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.4341", "equivalent_subjects":["15.434"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.4341", "section-of":"15.4341", "timeAndPlace":"MW8.30-10 E51-145"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.436", "label":"Cases in Corporate Finance: Bridging Theory and Practice", "shortLabel":"Corp Finan Theory and Practice", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Focuses on components of decision-making in corporate finance, featuring cases that cover a broad range of advanced topics in corporate engineering, complex financings, and valuation. Cases and class discussions strike a balance between technical tools and finance theories that factor into important decisions on the one hand, and the higher-level strategic perspective of investment bankers, CEOs, boards of directors and large investors on the other. Case examples include IPOs, convertible debt, rights offerings, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, share recapitalizations, project finance, off-balance sheet SPVs, and bankruptcy. Students work in study groups to complete regular homework assignments and prepare for class discussion. Recommended prerequisite: 15.434.", "prereqs":"15.402", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Gregory, Nathaniel", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.436", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["N. Gregory"], "spring_instructors":["N. Gregory"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.436", "section-of":"15.436", "timeAndPlace":"MW2.30-4 E51-149"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.437", "label":"Options and Futures Markets", "shortLabel":"Options and Futures Markets", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Develops economic intuition and technical skills, which increase understanding of how to use derivatives for investment and risk management purposes, and how to hedge and price them. Topics include determinants of forward and futures prices, hedging and synthetic asset creation with futures, uses of options in investment strategies, relation between puts and calls, option valuation using binomial trees and Monte Carlo simulation, implied binomial trees, advanced hedging techniques, exotic options, and applications to corporate securities and other financial instruments. Meets with 15.4371 when offered concurrently. 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":"Kitapbayev, Yerkin", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.437", "equivalent_subjects":["15.4371"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.437", "section-of":"15.437", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 E51-395"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.4371", "label":"Options and Futures Markets", "shortLabel":"Options and Futures Markets", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Develops economic intuition and technical skills, which increase understanding of how to use derivatives for investment and risk management purposes, and how to hedge and price them. Topics include determinants of forward and futures prices, hedging and synthetic asset creation with futures, uses of options in investment strategies, relation between puts and calls, option valuation using binomial trees and Monte Carlo simulation, implied binomial trees, advanced hedging techniques, exotic options, and applications to corporate securities and other financial instruments. Meets with 15.437 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.", "prereqs":"15.417", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kitapbayev, Yerkin", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.4371", "equivalent_subjects":["15.437"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.4371", "section-of":"15.4371", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 E51-395"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.448", "label":"Seminar in Finance", "shortLabel":"Seminar in Finance", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"15", "description":"Group study of current topics related to finance.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"DeTore, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.448", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Cox"], "spring_instructors":["J. Cox"], "is_variable_units":"Y", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.449", "label":"Seminar in Finance", "shortLabel":"Seminar in Finance", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"15", "description":"Group study of current topics related to finance.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Lessard, Donald", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.449", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. C. Cox"], "spring_instructors":["J. C. Cox"], "is_variable_units":"Y", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.451", "label":"Proseminar in Capital Markets/Investment Management", "shortLabel":"Prosem: Captl Mkts/Invest Mgt", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"2-0-4", "course":"15", "description":"Provides a unique opportunity to tackle original research problems in capital market analysis and investment management that have been posed by leading experts from the financial community. Students are assigned to teams, and each team is assigned one such problem. Teams present their solutions at a seminar which is attended by representatives of the sponsoring organization and open to the entire MIT community. Not open to students from other institutions.", "prereqs":"15.401, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kritzman, Mark", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.451", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Parker","M. Kritzman"], "spring_instructors":["J. Parker","M. Kritzman"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.451", "section-of":"15.451", "timeAndPlace":"R EVE (4-6 PM) E52-164"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.452", "label":"Proseminar in Corporate Finance/Investment Banking", "shortLabel":"Prosem: Corp Fin/Invest Bankng", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Action learning experience provides an opportunity to bring theory into practice by tackling problems provided by executives in corporate finance or investment banking. Students work in multi-disciplinary teams (combining MFin, MBA, and Sloan Fellows) to analyze and problem-solve, culminating in reports which the teams present in a group setting for evaluation and feedback. Tests and hones skills at capturing the core of a real-world finance problem and developing a creative and insightful solution that is sensitive to the full context. Students build key communication skills, presenting difficult concepts clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Not open to students from other institutions.", "prereqs":"15.402, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Parsons, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.452", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Parsons"], "spring_instructors":["J. Parsons"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.452", "section-of":"15.452", "timeAndPlace":"T4-5.30 E62-276"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.452", "section-of":"15.452", "timeAndPlace":"T EVE (6-7.30 PM) E62-276"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.456", "label":"Financial Engineering", "shortLabel":"Financial Engineering", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"4-0-5", "course":"15", "description":"Exposes students to the cutting edge of financial engineering. Includes a deep immersion into 'how things work,' where students develop and test sophisticated computational models and solve highly complex financial problems. Covers stochastic modeling, dynamic optimization, stochastic calculus and Monte Carlo simulation through topics such as dynamic asset pricing and investment management, market equilibrium and portfolio choice with frictions and constraints, and risk management. Assumes solid undergraduate-level background in calculus, probability, statistics, and programming and includes a substantial coding component. Students are encouraged but not required to use R for coursework.", "prereqs":"15.401, 15.414, or 15.415", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Mende, Paul", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.456", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["L. Kogan","J. Wang"], "spring_instructors":["L. Kogan","J. Wang"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.456", "section-of":"15.456", "timeAndPlace":"MW2.30-4 E52-164"}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.458", "section-of":"15.458", "timeAndPlace":"F10 E51-151"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.458", "label":"Financial Data Science and Computing I", "shortLabel":"Fin Data Science & Computing I", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"First in a two-course sequence that covers methods of managing and extracting information from financial data. Topics include the basics of statistical inference and hypothesis testing, regression models, and time series modeling applied to financial data. Studies major sources of financial data, raw data cleaning, data visualization and communication. Emphasizes computer implementations (in R) throughout.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Mende, Paul", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.458", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Mende"], "spring_instructors":["P. Mende"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.458", "section-of":"15.458", "timeAndPlace":"TR10-11.30 E51-345"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.459", "section-of":"15.459", "timeAndPlace":"TR10-11.30 E51-345"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.459", "label":"Financial Data Science and Computing II", "shortLabel":"Fin Data Science & Comp II", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Building on 15.458, provides an overview of data technologies, financial data architecture and design, data management tools, web scraping, and how to work with \"Big Data\" and textual data. Students use R, SQL, Bloomberg, Access, Excel, and other tools to develop data-driven analysis and applications.", "prereqs":"15.458 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Mende, Paul", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.459", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Mende"], "spring_instructors":["P. Mende"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.459", "section-of":"15.459", "timeAndPlace":"F10 E51-151"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.470", "section-of":"15.470", "timeAndPlace":"MW10.30-12 E51-057"}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.470", "section-of":"15.470", "timeAndPlace":"F11 E62-350"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.470", "label":"Asset Pricing", "shortLabel":"Asset Pricing", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"4-0-8", "course":"15", "description":"Provides a foundation in the neoclassical theory of finance that underlies more advanced study. Covers arbitrage asset pricing, optimal consumption-portfolio choices, neo-classic theory of corporate finance, static equilibrium models of asset pricing, asymmetric information, and dynamic modeling. Prepares students for further study of asset pricing theories, corporate finance and econometric work in finance. Primarily for doctoral students in finance, economics, and accounting.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kogan, Leonid", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.470", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["14.416J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["L. Kogan","L. Schmidt"], "spring_instructors":["L. Kogan","L. Schmidt"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.472", "section-of":"15.472", "timeAndPlace":"M EVE (6-7.30 PM) E51-372"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.472", "label":"Advanced Asset Pricing", "shortLabel":"Advanced Asset Pricing", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"15", "description":"Focuses on solution, evaluation, and estimation of theories of asset prices and financial markets and their macro- and micro-economic foundations. Discusses theory and econometric methods, the state of the literature, and recent developments. Covers topics such as cross-sectional and time-series models, consumption-based models, financial institutions, household finance, housing, behavioral finance, and financial crises. Students complete a term paper and presentation. Primarily for doctoral students in finance, economics, and accounting.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Chen, Hui", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.472", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["14.442J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["H. Chen","D. Greenwald","J. Parker"], "spring_instructors":["H. Chen","D. Greenwald","J. Parker"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.472", "section-of":"15.472", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 E62-687"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.475", "label":"Current Research in Financial Economics", "shortLabel":"Current Resrch in Financ Econ", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Advanced seminar intended for PhD students in finance. Covers advanced topics ? methodological, theoretical, and empirical ? and focuses on training students to produce advanced research in finance. Critically reviews the contributions, method of analysis, and presentation of evidence of existing research through reading, presentation, and observation, with the goal of highlighting potential dissertation projects. Topics and papers vary by term, following the latest research in academia. Restricted to doctoral students.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"null", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.475", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["14.449J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["L. Schmidt"], "spring_instructors":["L. Schmidt"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.475", "section-of":"15.475", "timeAndPlace":"TR12 E62-687"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.493", "section-of":"15.493", "timeAndPlace":"W EVE (4-7 PM) E51-335"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.493", "label":"Practice of Finance: Perspectives on Investment Management", "shortLabel":"Prac of Finance: Invest Mgmt", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Provides an overview of the investment management industry and an introduction to business fundamentals and valuation. Students read company analyst reports, write papers analyzing various companies, and complete an in-depth company analysis as a final paper. Includes presentations by outside speakers in the investment management industry. 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Presents a broad overview of both theory and practice. Restricted to Executive MBA students.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Iyer, Rajkamal", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.724", "equivalent_subjects":["15.414"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Consult J. Hising DiFabio"], "spring_instructors":["Consult J. 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Covers topics in capacity analysis, process design, process and business innovation, inventory management, risk pooling, supply chain coordination, sustainable operations, quality management, operational risk management, pricing and revenue management. Underscores how these topics are integrated with different functions of the firm. Case studies and simulation games provide experience in applying central concepts and techniques to solve real-world business challenges. Meets with 15.7611 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details. Summer section is primarily for Leaders for Global Operations students.", "prereqs":"6.041B, 15.060, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Summer","Spring"], "in-charge":"Trichakis, Nikolaos", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.761", "equivalent_subjects":["15.734","15.7611"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. Levi","T. Zaman","K. Zheng"], "spring_instructors":["R. Levi","T. Zaman","K. Zheng"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.761", "section-of":"15.761", "timeAndPlace":"MW1-2.30 E62-223"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.769", "label":"Operations Strategy", "shortLabel":"Operations Strategy", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Provides unifying framework for analyzing strategic issues in manufacturing and service operations. Covers decisions in technology, facilities, vertical integration, human resources and other strategic areas. Explores means of competition, such as cost, quality, speed, innovativeness, and how operations companies address growth. Presents students with an approach to make operations decisions in the era of outsourcing and globalization.", "prereqs":"15.761, 15.778, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Zheng, Yanchong", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.769", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Roemer","K. Zheng"], "spring_instructors":["T. Roemer","K. 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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":"2019", "master_subject_id":"SCM.260", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.260J","IDS.730J","SCM.260J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Y. Sheffi","C. Caplice"], "spring_instructors":["Y. Sheffi","C. 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Students conduct D-Lab-based projects on supply chain design or improvement.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Graves, Stephen", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.772", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["EC.733J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. C. Graves"], "spring_instructors":["S. C. Graves"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.774", "label":"The Analytics of Operations Management", "shortLabel":"Analytics of Operations Mgmt", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"15", "description":"Introduces core concepts and methods in data-driven modeling that inform and optimize decisions under uncertainty. Teaches modeling and computational skills (R and Julia). Covers topics such as time series forecasting, choice modeling, queuing theory, network models, dynamic programming, mixed-integer programming, stochastic optimization, matching algorithms, multi-armed bandits. Draws on real-world applications from retail, healthcare, logistics, supply chain, social and online networks, sports analytics, social applications, and online learning.", "prereqs":"[15.060]; or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Zaman, Tauhid", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.774", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["G. Perakis","V. Farias","R. Levi"], "spring_instructors":["G. Perakis","V. Farias","R. Levi"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.774", "section-of":"15.774", "timeAndPlace":"MW2.30-4 E51-325"}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R0115.774", "section-of":"15.774", "timeAndPlace":"F12 E52-164"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.777", "label":"Healthcare Lab: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery in the United States", "shortLabel":"Intro to Healthcare Delivery", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":15, "units":"4-0-11", "course":"15", "description":"Focuses on the current business challenges and opportunities to deliver high quality and reasonably priced health services. Provides students the opportunity to interact with speakers and many senior executives from the health industry. Topics include healthcare reform, systematic scheduling, retail clinics, telehealth, entrepreneurship, community health, etc. Discussions include practical examples from the ongoing healthcare-related work of Sloan faculty and projects with local hospitals. Provides a broad perspective on various career paths, such as consulting, entrepreneurship, hospital management, and IT innovation. Student teams work directly with a health organization on an applied project, which includes onsite work during SIP week. Students who choose our international projects or projects out of the Boston area will do their onsite project (register for 15.777) during IAP with permission of the instructor and organization; consult instructors for information. Meets with 15.767 when offered concurrently.", "prereqs":"15.060 and 15.761", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP"], "in-charge":"Levi, Retsef", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.777", "equivalent_subjects":["15.767"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. Levi","A. Quaadgras"], "spring_instructors":["R. Levi","A. 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Draws on real-world applications, with several examples from retail, healthcare, logistics, supply chain, social and online networks, and sports analytics.", "prereqs":"6.041B, 15.0791, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Zaman, Tauhid", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.780", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. Levi","K. Zheng"], "spring_instructors":["R. Levi","K. 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Preference to LGO students.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Roemer, Thomas", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.792", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.890J","10.792J","16.985J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Roemer"], "spring_instructors":["T. Roemer"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.792", "section-of":"15.792", "timeAndPlace":"M EVE (4-6 PM) E62-262"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.794", "label":"Research Project in Operations", "shortLabel":"Research Proj in Manufacturing", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"15", "description":"Designed for Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) students in conjunction with on-site projects at LGO partner companies. Student teams work on faculty-supervised thesis research projects that deal with a specific aspect of operations. Students required to summarize their work in the context of understanding organization, leadership, teamwork, and task management in conjunction with 15.317.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP","Summer","Spring"], "in-charge":"Roemer, Thomas", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.794", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Roemer"], "spring_instructors":["T. 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Primarily for doctoral students.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Jonasson, Jonas", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.799", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"Y", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0215.814", "section-of":"15.814", "timeAndPlace":"MW2.30-4 E62-250"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.814", "section-of":"15.814", "timeAndPlace":"MW1-2.30 E62-250"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.814", "label":"Marketing Innovation", "shortLabel":"Marketing Innovation", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"15", "description":"Develops the skills necessary to market innovations, including new products, services, concepts, and customer experiences. Covers how to select the right market, target that market effectively, position a product or service for maximum success, and combine analytics, frameworks, and research for maximum potential. Emphasizes both marketing theory and practice: proven solutions to marketing problems, case sessions to illustrate the application of these techniques in various industries, and practice sessions to apply these techniques to real problems. 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":"Hauser, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.814", "equivalent_subjects":["15.732","15.8141"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Consult J. Hauser","J. Zhang"], "spring_instructors":["Consult J. Hauser","J. Zhang"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0115.830", "section-of":"15.830", "timeAndPlace":"W EVE (4-7 PM) (SEPARATE RE .. E62-262"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.830", "label":"Enterprise Management Lab", "shortLabel":"Enterprise Management Lab", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Lays the foundation for the Enterprise Management (EM) Track by developing students' ability to apply integrated management perspectives and practices through action-learning. Small teams of students deliver quality deliverables by working on projects for large organizations and emergent innovators that integrate marketing, operations, and/or strategy. Students engage with faculty mentors and guest faculty speakers from marketing, strategy, and operations. Promotes a holistic cross-functional approach to addressing business issues. Significant class time allocated to team collaboration on projects. Students must register for both the fall term and IAP. Restricted to MBA students in EM Track.", "prereqs":"[15.761, 15.814, or 15.900]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP"], "in-charge":"Chatterjee, Sharmila", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.830", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. Chatterjee"], "spring_instructors":["S. Chatterjee"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.833", "label":"Business-to-Business Marketing", "shortLabel":"Business-to-Business Marketing", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":6, "units":"3-0-3", "course":"15", "description":"Applies marketing concepts, analyses and tools used in business-to-business (B2B) marketing. Develops an understanding of customer value management and value quantification as a strategy for delivering superior value to targeted business segments while maintaining equitable returns. Focuses on B2B pricing, brand building, web and technology facilitation of the supply chain, and customer relationship management. Underscores sales force management within the context of go-to-market strategy; however, does not address selling per se. Discusses ethical issues and various B2B contexts, such as products and services, for- and non-profits, and domestic and global markets. Emphasizes applications in technology and healthcare domains. Includes value-based pricing project, case studies, applied exercises, and readings.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Chatterjee, Sharmila", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.833", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. 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Restricted to doctoral students.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Prelec, Drazen", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"15.838", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Consult B. Wernerfelt"], "spring_instructors":["Consult B. Wernerfelt"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"15.839", "label":"Workshop in Marketing", "shortLabel":"Workshop in Marketing", "level":"Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"15", "description":"Presentations by faculty, doctoral students, and guest speakers of ongoing research relating to current issues in marketing. Topics: reports of research projects (proposed or in progress) and informal discussions of recent literature dealing with subjects of special interest to participants. 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Effective properties from constituent properties. Classical laminated plate theory for modeling structural behavior including extrinsic and intrinsic strains and stresses such as environmental effects. Introduction to buckling of plates and nonlinear (deformations) plate theory. Other issues in modeling heterogeneous materials such as fracture/failure of laminated structures.", "prereqs":"2.002, 3.032, 16.20, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Wardle, Brian", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"16.223", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["16.223J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["B. L. Wardle","S-G. Kim"], "spring_instructors":["B. L. Wardle","S-G. 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Labs include microfluidic systems, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), emerging nanomaterials such as graphene, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and nanoimaging tools. Student teams lead an experimental term project that uses the tools and knowledge acquired through the lab modules and experimental work, and culminates in a report and presentation. Recitations cover idea development, experiment design, planning and execution, and analysis of results pertinent to the project. Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"2.25 and (6.777 or permission of instructor)", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kim, Jeehwan", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"2.676", "equivalent_subjects":["2.674"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["2.676"], "fall_instructors":["S. G. Kim","R. Karnik","M. Kolle","J. Kim"], "spring_instructors":["S. G. Kim","R. Karnik","M. Kolle","J. 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Laboratory exercises include the design and construction of simple electronic devices, such as power supplies, amplifiers, op-amp circuits, switched mode dc-dc converters, and dc motor drivers. Surveys embedded microcontrollers as system elements. Laboratory sessions stress the understanding of electronic circuits at the component level, but also point out the modern approach of system integration using commercial modules and specialized integrated circuits. Enrollment may be limited due to laboratory capacity; preference to Course 2 majors and minors.", "prereqs":"GIR:PHY2", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Leonard, John", "year":"2019", "master_subject_id":"2.678", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Rowell"], "spring_instructors":["D. 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