The thread is open to all MIT rising sophomores who plan on majoring in courses 6, 2, 20 and 10C. Students from other technical degree programs within any of the MIT Schools may also join by petition.
Yes, upon completing your SB degree you will also gain a NEET Certificate in Living Machines from the School of Engineering.
The thread emphasizes interdisciplinary team-work, research output and individual mentoring. As such, you will benefit from exposure to a variety of interesting work being carried out by research labs from across all participating majors.
New enrollments will be capped at 35 students/year.
NEET is an umbrella program run by the School of Engineering under which there are five threads to choose from, Living Machines being one of them. Click here for more information about NEET.
There are three main requirements. 1) Take the three Living Machines classes. 2) Fulfill the LM Intellectual Diversity Requirement. 3) Complete two semesters of the undergraduate 'team UROP' research experience.