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Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, June 8, 2017
10 am

At MIT, advanced degree candidates receive their Doctoral hoods in a separate ceremony held the day before Commencement. We are delighted to welcome home to MIT Dr. Lisa Su ’90 SM ’91 PhD ’94, President and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices, as the guest speaker on June 8. Full story at MIT News

Family, friends, and mentors of PhD and ScD candidates are well aware of the long journey to earning a Doctoral degree: the Investiture of Doctoral Hoods is a very happy occasion for all!

For more information, please click either Doctoral Candidates or Hooding Guests.


Watch the on-demand video of the June 2, 2016 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

It was MIT’s honor to welcome Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MCP ’78 PhD ’81, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, as the guest speaker at the 2016 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods. Coverage at MIT News