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MIT BT Open House 20-21 - Shared screen with speaker view
Peiman Pilechiha
32:34
Dear Christoph,I have sent you an email requesting an official permission for translating your daylighting handbooks to Farsi, but unfortunately I hav not received any answer yet!WHY?
Stacy Clemons
36:38
Hello Everyone, please reserve this chat for program specific questions. Thank you!
Coco Shi
01:02:59
Hello! To that point on wide range of academic backgrounds, what are the opportunities for PhD students to work cross-disinplinary with other departments (eg. computer science, sociology, etc.) Is the student able to invite poeple from other schools as part of the dissertation committee?
Candela Cicinelli
01:06:02
Hello! I´m an international student, i have a 5 year B. Arch from Argentina. I am hesitating between a professional or post professional master's degree. Could get licensed if i pursue a non-professional degree? Is professional degree synonym for AIA accredited? Thank you!
Yiwei (Lucy) Lyu
01:07:01
So would SMarchS program have studios? What about SMBT?
Devaki Sakhamuru
01:08:51
@Candela, There is a foreign licensure path in NCARB, you will need to send your transcripts and have necessary work experience axp hours and taking the ARE 5.0 exams.
Devaki Sakhamuru
01:09:13
If you are a foreign licensed architect.
Candela Cicinelli
01:09:37
Thank you Devaki!
Qianqian Wan
01:09:40
Hi, would anyone please send again the google doc mentioned for questioning? many thanks!
Stacy Clemons
01:10:26
Hello Qianqian, you can submit your program specific question here in the chat. Thank you.
Candela Cicinelli
01:11:50
@Devaki would my work experience need to be in the US or home country?
John Ochsendorf
01:13:25
@Lucy, each BT graduate student has their own dedicated desk to work at. Some SMArchS students may take 1-2 advanced design studios or research workshops in the course of their degree. SMBT students don't typically take studios.
Yiwei (Lucy) Lyu
01:13:53
Thank you so much!
Mingbo Peng
01:17:06
For PhD students, is it required to be the TA in MIT in order to get fully funded?
Devaki Sakhamuru
01:17:10
@Candela, It needs to be under a US licensed architect .. They allow some of your hours outside of usa too if the architect that supervised you was a us licensed architect… Some of them could be internship hours too while in school and others need to be full time work experience. You will also need to be licensed in your home country. Depending on your country of origin, you could have easier options. Please check ncarb.org and aia.org.
Devaki Sakhamuru
01:17:31
https://www.ncarb.org/advance-your-career/ncarb-certificate/get-certified/foreign-architects
Almila Meng
01:18:43
If I have a master degree in architectural engineering, could I still come in to the SMBT program? Or can I apply to the phd program for building technology?
Candela Cicinelli
01:19:16
@Devaki thank you very much!
Eduardo Gascon Alvarez
01:21:46
Hi everyone! Just to clarify Christoph’s words: we are organizing in the backend all the questions on a google doc, but please keep posting questions here in the chat. Thank you!
Oluwatobilba Fagbule
01:22:39
Hi can the link for the google doc be posted again please?
John Ochsendorf
01:23:39
Sorry for the confusion... please post any questions directly in the chat here.
Annalee Fuller
01:30:48
Hello, these questions are for everyone: what particular math and computing concepts/ skill sets do you find most integral to your research?
Ken Nsiempba
01:37:18
For the statement of objectives, when we say it should be maximum 2 pages, does that include the references?
John Ochsendorf
01:38:36
@Ken, yes, the two-page maximum should include any references.
Ken Nsiempba
01:39:16
Great thank you, and what do you value more IELTS or TOEFL?
Mingbo Peng
01:39:27
How about interview with faculties?
Oluwatobilba Fagbule
01:40:08
For the English proficiency exams for international students does it matter if you are currently schooling in the United States.
John Ochsendorf
01:40:18
@Ken, we usually look more closely at TOEFL.
Amirehsan Ghasemi
01:41:51
I am an M.S. student in the United States. Do I need to take TOEFL to be considered as an applicant for Ph.D. program?
Tanner Theisen
01:41:55
Thanks so much guys! In terms of digital fabrication research, is there more research being done by any faculty beyond the fabrication of structural systems?
Daniel Dimitrov
01:42:04
Would you consider prior research experience the most important aspect of an application?
Caitlin Mueller (she/her)
01:42:39
Are these different "majors" within the BT umbrella or just a slice of the type of research and learning in the whole program? Are graduate students encouraged to express which focus they would like to pursue when applying? What a hard choice for so many fascinating subjects!
Amalianisa Kushartanti
01:42:41
will the school be conducted online next year?
Stacy Clemons
01:42:54
Hello Everyone, Answers to general admission questions regarding deadlines, GRE, TOEFL/IELTS, and transcripts can be found on our website: https://architecture.mit.edu/overview/admissions. Thank you.
Tanya Sharma
01:42:57
Are there any TOEFL exemptions possible for international students currently doing undergrad in the United States?
Boladé Richardson
01:43:21
According to statement, what is the typical framework of a research proposal?
Hyeokyoung Lee
01:44:13
Could anyone paste a link for the doument? Thank you.
Caitlin Mueller (she/her)
01:44:31
Please post your questions in the chat, there's not a public document
MM
01:46:31
Regarding the PhD application, in general how much of experience do candidates have. Also on the BT website, there is a lot of GSD graduates mentioned as well. Is there any collaboration between the two schools?
Leilah Sory
01:51:09
Would it be possible to include two potential research proposals in the SOP or would it be better to focus on one, given the size limit of two pages?
Eman
01:55:23
Hello, thank you for the open house. Can you provide a link to this session.
Max I Kessler
01:55:52
Thank you for sharing!
Alec Thompson
01:56:10
Thank you for your time
Pablo Transsolar
01:56:27
Thanks a lot !
MM
01:56:34
Thank You for the great open house!
Leilah Sory
01:56:38
Thank you so much for sharing your incredible research projects!
Devaki Sakhamuru
01:56:39
Thank you!
Amalianisa Kushartanti
01:56:42
thank you for the opportunity!!
Hyeokyoung Lee
01:56:43
Really appreciate really informative presentations, it feels like a class rather than just an open house.
Matt
01:56:49
Thank you!
Tanner Theisen
01:56:50
Thanks so much!
Boladé Richardson
01:56:54
Thank you for your time and feedback!!
Ken Nsiempba
01:57:03
Thank you for your time!
Amalianisa Kushartanti
01:57:39
have a great day