Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial guidance during World War II and the Cold War. Some of the notable alumni are Buzz Aldrin, and Richard Feynman.The Institute is traditionally known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, and more recently in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well.
MIT Sloan School of Management, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the world’s leading business schools—conducting cutting-edge research and providing management education to top students from more than 60 countries.MIT Sloan graduates are leading nations, conducting cutting-edge research, and heading up organizations that are changing the world. They are a valuable resource for exploring different career opportunities, making professional connections, and gaining new insight into what it takes to become a true leader.
Notable MIT Sloan alumni include Kofi Annan (Former Secretary-General of the United Nations) and Benjamin Netanyahu (Prime Minister of Israel).
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