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Marin Soljacic ’96, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, is one of two MIT faculty members to receive a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship, or “genius grant.” Soljaic discovered a method to wirelessly transmit 60 watts of power over 2 meters using strongly coupled magnetic resonance. His work holds important implications for understanding optical physics and the development of devices such as wireless transmitters.
NEWS EDITOR
October 31, 2008
MIT employees gave nearly $900,000 in political contributions this election cycle, a search of the Federal Election Commission’s public database reveals.
STAFF REPORTER
October 31, 2008
It started with a vision of self-charging cell phones, Marin Soljacic explained.
October 31, 2008
This semester, 244 out of 1,058 freshmen (23 percent of the class) received fifth-week flags, which notify freshmen that they are in danger of failing a class. Freshmen received a total of 300 flags.
SPECIAL TO THE TECH
October 31, 2008
This is the third of a three-part interview with Institute Professor Noam A. Chomsky, conducted in early September by Subrata Ghoshroy, a researcher in the Science, Technology, and Global Security Working Group at MIT. In this part, Ghoshroy and Chomsky discussed the 2008 presidential election.



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