Faculty Spotlight: Thomas Heldt

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Model for the Future of Health: Thomas Heldt believes in the power of patient data—the physiological measurements collected in intensive care units, operating rooms and emergency rooms—from medical devices logging hundreds of samples per second. “What if we didn’t throw away all that data?” Heldt asks. He and his research…

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HST Faculty Member Dava Newman Confirmed as Nasa Deputy Administrator

The U.S. Senate yesterday unanimously confirmed the appointment of MIT Professor Dava Newman as NASA deputy administrator, the agency’s number-two position. The appointment will become official when signed by President Obama. Newman is a professor of aeronautics and astronautics and of engineering systems. On the MIT faculty since 1993, she…

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