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#美国女性之教育领域# #妇女历史月# 苏珊·霍克菲尔德(Susan Hockfield) 是美国神经学家，曾任麻省理工学院第十六任校长，是麻省理工学院的第一任女性校长和第一位领导麻省理工学院的生命科学家。她致力于将生命科学与工程和物理科学相结合，建立了大卫科赫癌症综合研究所，医学工程和科学研究所，以及清洁能源和癌症研究领域的拉贡研究所。霍克菲尔德博士通过发展技术和与其他机构的伙伴关系，扩大了麻省理工学院的国际教育和研究活动。她与哈佛合作推出在线学习平台，为全球的虚拟学习社区提供麻省理工学院和哈佛大学的课程。她的教育方法帮助麻省理工学院扩大了其对全球学生和大学的影响。
#American Women in Education# Susan Hockfield, American neuroscientist and the 16th President of MIT
#American Women in Education# Susan Hockfield is an American neuroscientist and the 16th President of MIT. As the first female and the first life scientist to lead the university, she has committed to combining life science with engineering and physical sciences, by founding the David Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, and the Lagon Institute in the field of clean energy and cancer research. Dr. Hockfield has expanded MIT’s international education and research activities through the development of technology and partnerships with other institutions. She teamed up with Harvard to launch an online learning platform that provides MIT and Harvard courses to virtual learning communities around the world. Her approach to education has helped MIT expand its influence on students and universities around the world.