SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of July 17, 2017

DUSP alum transitions to alumni association president
New president of the MIT Alumni Association Hyun-A Park ’83, MCP ’85 has always been an exceptional volunteer for MIT alumni. From her time as class president to her service on the MIT corporation to her mentoring of MIT students, read about her life and career at Slice of MIT

Boston City Hall exhibition features work from two alumni
“A Summer Proposal,” an exhibition curated by the MIT List Gallery’s Paul Ha, features work from Azra Akšamija PhD ’11 and Nick Manafort SM ’98. Read a review of the show at the Boston Globe

Making machines that can listen
Media Lab alumnus Paris Smaragdis SM ’97 PhD ‘01, an associate professor at the University of Illinois, was interviewed this week about how his background in music relates to his current research in machine listening. Read the interview in The News-Gazette. 

Liberation Poetry Collective celebrates Aldo Tambellini
Cambride Community Television recently aired an event to celebrate the 87th birthday of artist and electronic-media pioneer Aldo Tambellini, who was a Fellow at the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies from 1976 to 1984. See the video.

Media Lab alum turns air pollution into ink
Graviky Labs, a venture launched by Anirudh Sharma SM ’14, collects soot from auto exhaust to replace the carbon black that is commonly used to make black inks. Read about the startup's "Air-Ink" at National Geographic