The Institute is divided into six academic divisions: Biology and Biological Engineering; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Engineering and Applied Science; Geological and Planetary Sciences; the Humanities and Social Sciences; and Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, and 31 graduate options, which are within one or more of the divisions.
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
Computation and Neural Systems
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Division of Engineering and Applied Science
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Control and Dynamical Systems
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
Environmental Science and Engineering
Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Social and Decision Neuroscience
Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
A faculty member serves as the representative for an option. The option representative provides consultation on academic programs, degree requirements, financial aid, etc. and provides general supervision to graduate students in the option. A list of current faculty option representatives and option administrators can be found here.