MIT Sustainable Urbanization Lab

Examining Global Sustainable Urbanization 

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February, 2020

SUL researcher Juan Palacios's newest paper on British Medical Journal

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February, 2020

2020 Economic Approach in Urban Sustainability Studies Award

Deadline to Apply April 15, 2020

IACP is pleased to announce the Competition.


December, 2019

The Role of Transportation Speed in Facilitating High Skilled Teamwork Across Cities

Journal of Urbann Economics


November, 2018

​MIT hosts China Summit, additional gatherings in Beijing

MIT faculty, leadership, alumni, and Corporation members engage with old and new friends of the Institute.

MIT News, 2018


September, 2017

MIT and Tsinghua University sign urban innovation agreement

Future City Innovation Connector to support projects addressing rapid growth of Chinese cities.

MIT News, 2017

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February, 2020

MIT's New Subject on China's Growth: Political Economy, Business and Urbanization

First class: March 31st, 2020

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January, 2020

SUL Zhengzhou: design research and evidence-based green transportation plans



January, 2019

In China, a link between happiness and air quality

MIT News, 2019

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May, 2018

China Venture Workshop announces the first cohort

Ten teams will collaborate with local partners, pilot solutions to urban challenges.

MIT News, 2018


July, 2018

The City is Her Lab

Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion

MIT News, 2018

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February, 2020

Upcoming MIT China Seminar by Matt Kahn: March 13th



January, 2020

Examining Global Sustainable Urbanization

From “China Future Cities” to “Sustainable Urbanization”


December, 2018

Zhengzhou: China's living laboratory for urbanization

A new MIT program in the planned Chinese city offers opportunities for observation and collaboration.

MIT News, 2018


February, 2018

New connector helps faculty, student startups launch in China

The new connector helps faculty, students, and alumni launch startups in China.

MIT News, 2018

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