Materials in Art, Archeology and Architecture


Professor Admir Masic is leading a program on Materials in Art, Archaeology and Architecture (ONE-MA3), in which MIT undergraduates conduct three weeks of fieldwork in Privernum, Pompeii and Turin as a prerequisite for the Fall MIT course, 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology.  The program involves real-world analyses of ancient infrastructures and materials and focuses on teaching ways to improve the sustainability of the future through the study of ancient successes.

1. Applying for UROP funding by Thursday, April 9, 2020
2. Enrolling in 1.057 Heritage Science and Technology in Fall 2020



Fill out the application form above, write a one-page statement of interest, and submit your CV and grade report, along with one PPT slide that “introduces” you to the review committee.  This program is open to all MIT students, with preference will be given to rising sophomores and Course 1 students.


Support will be provided by CEE and UROP Direct Funding. UROP Direct Funding is available towards hourly research wages ($13.00/hr.) and round-trip airfare, not to exceed a combined total of $3,000 for the summer. Lodging and meals will be provided.



ONE-MA3 2016

ONE-MA3 2017

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ONE-MA3 2018

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ONE-MA3 2019