DCI has launched Cryptoeconomic Systems (CES), a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal and conference series focused on blockchain tech.
Online platform harnesses collective intelligence to accelerate recovery from Covid-19 and prepare for future disease outbreaks.
Congrats to Misha Sra, a recent Fluid Interfaces alum and current assistant professor in Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara.
Danielle Wood co-authors NASA-funded paper, "The large footprint of small-scale artisanal gold mining in Ghana."
System uses penetrative radio frequency to pinpoint items, even when they’re hidden from view.
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.Country-scale analysis of high-resolution mobility patterns and infection spreadThe MI...
The Commission's members are drawn from government, research and academia, civil society, public service, and private industry.
Heroy Samuel, Loaiza Isabella, Pentland Alex and O’Clery Neave 2021COVID-19 policy analysis: labour structure dictates lockdown mobility behaviourJ. R. Soc. Interface.182020103520201035
Women in Innovation and STEM Database at MIT (WISDM) announces fellowship program dedicated to promoting the visibility of women at MIT.
Watch the video, then read this post by Alexis Hope to learn more about her work at the Media Lab and her passions.
Pennycook, G., Epstein, Z., Mosleh, M. et al. Shifting attention to accuracy can reduce misinformation online. Nature (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03344-2
Language analysis reveals possible reinforcement of race- and income-based achievement gap.
Dava Newman is a visionary astronautics researcher, explorer, and expert on human adaptation to space.
Media Lab spinoff co-founded by alum Jinha Lee is one of the 10 most innovative companies in augmented and virtual reality for 2020.
Guillermo Herrera-Arcos has been named as a One Young World Scholar by the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme (YHP) for 2020/2021.
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
In the What, Why, and How, we often forget the Who. These illustrations explore the simple but deeply transformative question of Who Am I?
As a part of Proseminar in Media Arts and Sciences, the newly-minted PhD cohort works together to envision future Media Lab research groups
Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard and alum Fernanda Viégas are elected to the SIGCHI Academy as part of the 2021 SIGCHI Awards.
Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
Congratulations to Signal Kinetics group head Fadel Adib, who has received a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Computer Science.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
A multi-institutional team, including members of the Camera Culture research group, has won the Baidu Best Paper Award at NeurIPS-SpicyFL'20
Check out the project site here. The pursuit of justice in AI requires more than just tweaking the numbers. It requires us to “study up”...
Farita Tasnim from the Conformable Decoders group has been named as one of 48 finalists for the 2021 Hertz Fellowships.
Irmandy Wicaksono, PhD student in the Responsive Environments group, has been chosen as one of six finalists in the 2021 Lexus Design Award.
The award recognizes Nakagaki's work developing tangible interfaces.
Randi Williams from the Personal Robots research group is among ten students who have received the Microsoft PhD Fellowship for 2021.
This new level of teaching is the silver lining of this very difficult yet enlightening year.
The cross-campus effort will design human-machine systems that improve communication across divides.
On work conducted by Edward Boyden and research assistants Andrew Payne and Paul Reginato from the Synthetic Neurobiology research group
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Ostrowski, A. K., Pokorni, B., & Schumacher, S. (2020). Participatory Design for Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Enterprises. MIT Work of the Future Taskforce Working Paper.
Kristy Johnson was selected as the winner of the slam.
Conformable Decoders head Canan Dagdeviren is one of the Inverse Future 50—"a group of 50 people who will be forces of good in the 2020s.”
Fluorescent imaging technique simultaneously captures different signal types from multiple locations in a live cell.
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Congratulations to Daniella DiPaola., current research assistant in the Personal Robots group!
Fabric samples are headed to the ISS for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
Chazz Sims, former researcher in Human Dynamics and founder of Media Lab spinoff Wise Systems, is chosen as an honoree for 2021.
An inventor of CRISPR-based gene drive has some advice to improve science, ethics, and the life-saving potential of these technologies.
The “HIDW Young Talent” exhibition addressed three topics: Manufacturing of Tomorrow, Future Craft, and City Catalyst.
Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Osvy Rodriguez, a UROP in the Signal Kinetics group, recounts his journey to MIT as a Cuban refugee in the US.
By Carolyn “CC” Song, High School Senior and Personal Robots Intern
“What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Congratulations to the 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows and Finalists, including alum Ani Liu.
These discussions, each of which was dedicated to a timely, urgent topic, were livestreamed as part of our recent Out of Lab Experience.
The startup OpenSpace is using 360-degree cameras and computer vision to create comprehensive digital replicas of construction sites.
In recognition of exceptional contributions to the field of digital design and fabrication in early-stage careers.
For the paper: "A Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students’ Wellbeing"
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
“We have standard operating procedures for emergencies, and everyone knew what to do,” Dagdeviren says.
We don’t know, but the idea is hardly crazy—and if the answer is yes, we could save many lives long before a vaccine arrives
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
How might we leverage digital collaboration tools to support teens in building community and engaging in open-ended, design-based work?
Pat Pataranutaporn discusses his work at the Media Lab, and takes a step back to talk about adjusting to the new normal of the pandemic.
Rosalind W. Picard pioneered the field of Affective Computing at the Media Lab.