Participants' Comments

Participants Cite Leading Benefits

Professionals and managers comment on the value of courses offered by MIT Professional Education - Short Programs:

Directly applicable

A Bristol Myers-Squibb associate research scientist who took Applications of Nanostructured Fluids in Materials, Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Technologies said,

“The course was directly applicable to a new nanoparticle research project my company is pursuing as a platform technology. The course addressed many of the assignments I will be responsible for.”

Useful investment

Director of research, Department of Psychiatry, Tripler Army Medical Center, took Combating Bioterrorism: The Organizational Response,

“It was an invigorating experience and a particularly useful investment of my time. The quality of the information was what one would expect from MIT. The availability of the lecturers and the general social tenor of the course were gratifying. Great stuff. Thanks!”

Changed jobs

A technical area manager from IRL BioPharm who took Fermentation Technology described the leading benefit,

“Increased my knowledge in Fermentation Technology in general. This was important for me as I have recently changed jobs and some aspects of my new role were unfamiliar.”

Connect the fundamentals

A senior test engineer at Polaris who took Fundamentals of Internal Combustion Engines said,

“For the first time in eight years of experience in the engine industry, somebody was able to connect the fundamentals of engineering science to how an engine works.”