We seek candidates who have a bold vision for how design can help solve some of the societal and environmental problems we are facing.
Six with ties to MIT were honored as 2022 ACM Fellows
Congrats to former Labbers Alexis Hope and Christine Sun Kim for being named as 2023 USA Fellows!
Space Enabled Affiliate, Visiting MLK Scholar, and MacArthur Fellow Prof. Moriba Jah will give an MLK Visiting Scholars Luncheon Seminar.
Classes offered by the Program in Media Arts and Sciences for the Spring 2023 semester
Representatives from the Media Lab participated in discussions on the Earth Data Revolution, Space Economy, Digital Currencies, and more.
Fadel Adib uses wireless technologies to sense the world in new ways, addressing sweeping problems such as food insecurity + climate change
Space engineers, a geologist, an architect, and a designer journeyed to Svalbard for an expedition with the Space Exploration Initiative
A pandemic-fueled transformation of the MIT course "How to Grow (Almost) Anything" leads to next steps in democratizing synthetic biology
She was recognized for her work on the development of a soft multifunctional wearable platform.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other MIT departments this year.
Machover’s Overstory Overture is a 30-minute work, for a single voice, chamber ensemble, and electronics.
Several Media Lab community members participated in the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting; watch the archived videos here.
View recent awards and recognitions received by members of the Media Lab community in the modules attached here.
Media Lab director Dava Newman and professors Tod Machover and Joseph Paradiso spoke during a tribute to Glorianna Davenport.
CoCo is a new live co-creative learning platform designed to empower educators to support young people in both physical and remote set…
This mission marks the Media Lab's fourth rocket launch.
Choice is a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.
Scratch, a coding platform for children, was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the Media Lab in 2007.
Affective Computing alum Ehsan Hoque honored for work at intersection of AI and human-centered computing.
Co-founded by Media Lab alum Alex Westner, Xander will introduce its first product, XanderGlasses, at CES 2023.
Professors D'Ignazio and Klein received the award for their book, Data Feminism.
Integrity Distributed, a project created by Camera Culture PhD student Praneeth Vepakomma and collaborators, won a FT Innovation Award 2022
Fluid Interfaces alum Tomás Vega and his Augmental Tech co-founder Corten Singer were recognized in the Social Impact category.
Zach Lieberman, head of the Future Sketches research group, has been voted into Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).
Professor Adib holds a joint appointment in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Lane leaves a lasting legacy at the Institute and on tribal communities around the country.
Sourcemap is a Media Lab spinoff founded by Leo Bonanni, an alum of the Tangible Media group.
Using a new technology, researchers hope to create better control systems for prosthetic limbs.
The system measures biological and environmental changes, and detects contact between the mask and the wearer’s skin.
This event, featuring former Labber Rana El Kaliouby, was hosted by the Museum of Science. Watch the video!
During the 2022 Bloomberg New Economy Forum, Danielle Wood spoke about the role of commercial and public actors in the future of space.
Awarded by the Italian region of Lombardy, this prize recognizes work in computer science for safety, wellness, and sustainable growth.
Structurally, zero gravity means that we do not have to contend with architecture's greatest arch-nemesis, gravity.
Battery-free wireless underwater camera wins the Best Demo Award at ACM WUWNet'22
Anastasia Ostrowski, a PhD student in the Personal Robots group, is among five MIT PhD students honored with Amazon fellowships.
The International Astronautical Congress 2022 was hosted in Paris, France, and the Media Lab was well-represented.
Lara Ozkan (undergraduate researcher in the Conformable Decoders group) was selected as MIT Schwarzman College of Computing’s SERC Scholar.
Groh, Matthew, Caleb Harris, Roxana Daneshjou, Omar Badri, and Arash Koochek. "Towards transparency in dermatology image datasets with skin tone annotations by experts, crowds, and an algorithm." CSCW (2022).
Take a deep dive into new digital technologies with Ramesh Raskar, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, and Neha Narula.
This grant supports new concepts and early-stage research for unique and innovative technologies for recording or modulation of the brain.
Watch the video: Pattie Maes, Andy Lippman, and a host of special guests and Media Lab researchers take a deep dive into generative AI.
Maggie Hughes is a student in the MIT Center for Constructive Communication, and Tara Boroushaki is a student in the Signal Kinetics group.
The following winners and honorable mentions include members of the Media Lab community, and were selected from more than 70 nominees.
Committee members provide information, advice and recommendations to the FAA and DOT.
The Laureates and Leaders Program is designed to support highly motivated and talented students in their pursuit of a graduate degree.
Ali Shtarbanov + Juliana Cherston of the Lab's Responsive Environments group each won top prizes in the Create the Future Design Contest.
Congratulations to Tejal Reddy, Randi Williams, and Professor Cynthia Breazeal!
The National Institute of Health (NIH) has awarded the perfect and rarely achieved impact score to Prof. Deblina Sarkar for her NIH Directo…
Machine Learning Technology Readiness Levels (MLTRL) apply systems engineering principles to the development of machine learning algorithms.
Meet the MIT Morningside Academy for Design’s inaugural fellows, including Pedro Reynolds-Cuéllar and Francesca Riccio-Ackerman.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
Space Enabled Affiliate Moriba Jah was named a MacArthur Fellow for the class of 2022.
Join the MIT Museum for the launch of the MIT Morningside Academy for Design. Media Lab Director Dava Newman is among the speakers.
She is being recognized by the NIH for unusually innovative work in the development of biomedical implants that defy the need for surgery.
“Whoever you are, this is your place.” The new museum opens Oct. 2 at the gateway between Kendall Square and campus.
The device could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change.
The exhibit display reflects the unusual nature of our interdisciplinary design and engineering practice at MIT.
The Knight Institute was established by Columbia University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in 2016.
"Sensing And Connecting Across Scales"
MIT researchers describe an intracellular antenna that's compatible with 3D biological systems + can operate wirelessly inside a living cell
Mayor’s youth employment program brought local high schoolers to MIT this summer.
The honorees will be included in the October 2022 print issue of Fast Company Magazine.
An interdisciplinary team is developing a mobile health platform that uses AI to detect infection in Cesarean section wounds.
The Office of Multicultural Programs at MIT recognized Dr. Canan Dagdeviren as the 2022 Faculty Ambassador at the 2022 Multicultural Awards
This event is free and part of Harvard Book Store's Virtual Event Series.
A number of Media Lab researchers and alumni are participating in UbiComp 2022.
Separating densely packed molecules before imaging allows them to become visible for the first time.
Alumni Che-Wei Wang and Taylor Levy along with former Labber Giorgia Lupi have been honored at this year’s National Design Awards
This award acknowledges the academic excellence and real-world impact of Cai's research.
Get in-game rewards for improving your mental health! We're launching Paradise Island, the sequel to our hit mental health mobile game!
Dan Calacci, a PhD student in the Human Dynamics group, talks about one of his projects that centers around the gig economy.