NASA Names SDM Team a Winner in Startup Challenge

A team of students from the MIT System Design & Management (SDM) program recently won the NASA Startup Challenge in the category of wind energy production. The team’s winning product, the ElectroKite, is designed to harness wind energy resources at high altitudes, where wind speeds are higher and more sustained. The ElectroKite uses a flexible, […]

Ericsson, SDM Team Up on Autonomous Car Project

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announced an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) System Design & Management (SDM) program to jointly create innovative solutions for Ericsson’s Autonomous Driving – Predictive Mobility project. The collaboration is a result of significant student interest expressed via a vote at MIT SDM’s annual SDM Project Forum and Core Technology […]

SDMs host first Annual Intercollegiate Mixer For Entrepreneurs (AIM4E)

by Lynne Weiss Two students in MIT’s System Design and Management Program (SDM) brought together some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs from ten Boston-area colleges and universities on September 20 for an evening of friendly competition, lively networking, and delicious food. Fady Saad SDM ’11, co-founder of ePowerhouse, an online entrepreneurship ecosystem, and Melissa […]

The Transformation of the Datacenter: How to Solve the Exascale Problem with This One Weird Trick Discovered by a Housewife in Cambridge

  MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar Series Kurt Keville, SDM ’09 Research Specialist, MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies Date: June 11, 2012 Download the presentation slides About the Presentation This webinar will offer a comprehensive overview on the primary issues facing the modern datacenter in the drive to become higher performing and less costly, and […]

Finding a Niche Within SDM’s Tech Community

By Cody Ned Romano September 16, 2011 Saujanya Shrivastava, SDM ’11, is the kind of technology enthusiast who can’t browse Facebook without contemplating its underlying source code. In his spare time, he reads blogs about social media and researches the latest digital cameras and mobile phones. "I’ll jump at any opportunity," Shrivastava explained, "to learn […]

SDM Co-Sponsors Workshop on Using Social Media in Job Search

By Kathryn O’Neill October 20, 2010 Social media may seem new and scary to the uninitiated, but the point is still to make and maintain relationships-something that’s always been central to the job search, according to experts from MIT and Google who spoke at "Social Media: Convergence of Old and New Recruiting Practices," a talk […]

The System Design and Management Program and MIT Social Media Club present Social Media: Convergence of Old and New Recruiting Practices Facebook…Twitter…LinkedIn…Blogs…Social media has become an integral part of our everyday life. But do you know that social media can enhance your job search (or ruin it)? Come and learn how employers are using social […]

Alums explore broad scope of systems at SDM conference

Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee keynotes By Kathryn M. O’Neill October 31, 2007 What do these stories have in common? The harrowing tale of the first nonstop around-the-world flight accomplished without refueling. The surprising development of a nanotechnology that stops bleeding. And an inside look at how NASA plans to get us to Mars. All […]