15.997 Advanced Corporate Risk Management (MIT)
Opportunity for group study by graduate students on current topics related to management not otherwise included in curriculum. From the course home page: Course Description This is a course on how corporations make use of the insights and tools of risk management. Most courses on derivatives, futures and options, and financial engineering are taught from the viewpoint of investment bankers and traders in the securities. This course is taught from the point of view of the manufacturing corpora
12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
The Gold Rush, positive for California in so many ways, had a devastating effect on the state's environment. Many of these problems were directly related to gold-mining technology. The process of hydraulic mining, which became popular in the 1850s, caused irreparable environmental destruction. Two images show California's largest hydraulic mine ? Malakoff Diggings, in Nevada County ? in action. (Malakoff Diggings is now a state park and open to visitors.) Dams (such as the English Dam in Nevada
SAMS - Rocio Garay
Rocio Garay, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Cleveland, attended Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) as a rising high school junior. SAMS is a program designed to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. She reflects on her time in the program and how it helped her develop more confidence in pursuing a career in engineering.
SAMS - Damian Dourado
Damian Dourado, assistant director of Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS), discusses the program and its goal to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. For more information about SAMS, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/news/archive/2010/July/july21_samssuccess.shtml
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science (SMA 5512) (MIT)
This is an introductory course in Discrete Mathematics oriented toward Computer Science and Engineering. The course divides roughly into thirds: Fundamental concepts of Mathematics: definitions, proofs, sets, functions, relations. Discrete structures: modular arithmetic, graphs, state machines, counting. Discrete probability theory. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 5512 (Mathematics for Computer Science). Contributors Srin
Seminole Campus Nature Park
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Students at St. Petersburg College and residents of Seminole now have a new venue to explore nature. SPC officials opened the first phase of its Natural Habitat Park and Environmental Center on Aug. 31 with a crowd of about 200 on hand who were not fazed by the morning heat. The park is located immediately north of the school's University Partnership Building and the Seminole Community Library. The first phase includes a pavilion with seating
Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization, Spring 2004
This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization.
Texas Tech Gives Pointers On Science and Technology Research Funding to Iraqi Delegation
Hamid Ahmed, an advisor to Iraq's Prime Minister on Higher Education, came with a delegation from Iraq to Texas Tech University. They learned how research universities fund science, technology and engineering as they look to bolster Iraq's research universities.
The Spotlight - Let the Games Begin...
Features coverage of the 21st Annual McMaster Engineering & Science Olympics and Open House. The event attracts hundreds of high school students and provides the opportunity for both students and teachers to participate in an exciting array of engineering and science challenges. For more information visit - http://olympics.mcmaster.ca
Toying with Transmedia: The Future of Entertainment is Child’s Play
In what could be the ultimate twist on Toy Story, Henry Jenkins suggests that action figures -- those Star Wars and Masters of the Universe dolls from a few decades ago -- had the power to spark human creativity and transcend their original function. Jenkins argues such toys served children and yo
Lecture 18: Mission Control 2
Course - Group - Lecture 18: Mission Control 2 - MIT > Aircraft Systems Engineering > Lecture 18: Mission Control 2
Lecture 01: The Origins of the Space Shuttle
Course - Group - Lecture 01: The Origins of the Space Shuttle - MIT > Aircraft Systems Engineering > Lecture 01: The Origins of the Space Shuttle
Adaptation, Extinction and Global Change
McGill Biology professor Graham Bell describes examples of rapid evolution as well as situations where adaptation hasn't happened. He further explains how organisms are likely to evolve in the coming period of rapid environmental change.
Avoiding dangerous climate change: Geo-engineering or mitigation? (Part 1)
In this year's Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium, climate scientists and a historian of science will discuss the scientific and social ramifications of geo-engineering Earth's climate.
Mini project : ROM based sine wave generator : presentation transcript
This is a Mini Project presentation introducing a ROM-Based Sine Wave Generator. It is part of the 2009/10 BEng in Digital Systems and Computer Engineering (course number 2ELE0065) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. This project requires the establishment of a communication protocol between two 68000-based microcomputer systems. Using ‘C’, students will write software to control all aspects of comp
Derelict site simulation
This Powerpoint driven simulation takes participants through a structured series of common dilemmas faced by managers looking after derelict sites. Risks must be appraised within resource constraints (and the influence of chance). Decisions taken affect subsequent events. Can you steer the site safely through this maze? The resource can be used in the teaching of lawyers about occupiers’ liability, as well as construction and real estate students and also environmental management students. The
The history education network (THEN/HiER)
The History Education Network/Histoire et Éducation en Réseau (THEN/HiER) is an award-winning bilingual site dedicated to the study of history at various levels of education in Canada. Produced through a collaboration among professional academics, public museum professionals and educational curriculum policy makers, THEN/HiER has several sections: News and Resources; Research; Practice; Curriculum and Advocacy; and Make your Voice Heard. The news section provides the latest updates on resour