Margaret Church

City Science
  • Sr. Administrative Assistant

I am currently a member of  the City Science group. My primary role is research coordination with PI Kent Larson and his team.  This includes various administrative tasks including proposals, event management, international collaborations, social media and communications.  I work with a diverse team of scientists and research assistants to help coordinate initiatives related to ongoing research efforts.  

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Previously, I worked for the Camera Culture group for 3.5 years.  There I  processed and monitored all financial activities and facilitated communication with professors, colleagues, sponsors, collaborators, press, and visitors.  I was the main point of contact for  information related to group activities and I produced business and academic documents for professor Ramesh Raskar, his scientists, and for collaborations and funding.

At that time, I was also the Program Coordinator for the Emerging Worlds Special Interest Group. Emerging Worlds is a group at the Media Lab focused on low cost, deployable tech for emerging economies.  W… View full description

I am currently a member of  the City Science group. My primary role is research coordination with PI Kent Larson and his team.  This includes various administrative tasks including proposals, event management, international collaborations, social media and communications.  I work with a diverse team of scientists and research assistants to help coordinate initiatives related to ongoing research efforts.  

City Science Facebook
City Science events

Previously, I worked for the Camera Culture group for 3.5 years.  There I  processed and monitored all financial activities and facilitated communication with professors, colleagues, sponsors, collaborators, press, and visitors.  I was the main point of contact for  information related to group activities and I produced business and academic documents for professor Ramesh Raskar, his scientists, and for collaborations and funding.

At that time, I was also the Program Coordinator for the Emerging Worlds Special Interest Group. Emerging Worlds is a group at the Media Lab focused on low cost, deployable tech for emerging economies.  With MIT Emerging Worlds, I assisted, organized and led seven trips to India.  There we met with leaders in government and industry, ran workshops and buildathons, and help networking dinners and alumni meetings.  I also ran bi-annual meetings and conferences at MIT to engage the MIT community with the international work of Emerging Worlds.  Finally, I was the contact person for collaborators from several other countries who were exploring the emerging words umbrella and tech development strategies.   

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Kent Larson presents at the City Science Summit and introduces the group's research and the five themes for the event

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Ronan Doorely presents in the Insight section

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Marc Pons presents in the Insight section of the event

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Phil Tinn presents in the Transformation section

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Jorg Noenning and Holger Prang present in the Transformation section

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Antti Tuomela presents in the Transformation section

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Ningning Li, Senior Director of Industrial Design, Xiaomi Ecochain, keynotes the City Science Summit

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Bin Li, Founder and Chairman of Weilai Automotive, keynotes the City Science Summit

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Jarmo Suominen presents in the Prediction and Experience section

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Arnaud Grignard presents in the Prediction and Experience section

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Xiaohua Sun presents in the Prediction and Experience section

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Ariel Noyman presents on Consensus at the City Science Summit

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Markus ElKatsha presents in the Consensus section

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Yasushi Sakai presents in the Deploy section

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Luis Alonso Pastor presents in the Deploy section

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Yunsheng Su presents in the Deploy section at the City Science Summit

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City Science Summit speakers and organizers on stage at the close of the event

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Nan Cao present in the Insight theme at the City Science Summit

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Zhiqiang Wu, Vice President of Tongji University, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, introduces Tongji's research at the summit

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