Brain-computer interfaces, IoT and AI to fuel the advancement of assistive technology devices for ALS patients.
Sara V. Fernandez, an MIT senior and UROP in the Conformable Decoders research group, has been named as a 2024 Schwarzman Scholar
Face masks smarten upA conformable sensor interface that can be attached to the inside of a face mask can be used to monitor breathing patt…
The Laureates and Leaders Program is designed to support highly motivated and talented students in their pursuit of a graduate degree.
Lara Ozkan (undergraduate researcher in the Conformable Decoders group) was selected as MIT Schwarzman College of Computing’s SERC Scholar.
The system measures biological and environmental changes, and detects contact between the mask and the wearer’s skin.
The Office of Multicultural Programs at MIT recognized Dr. Canan Dagdeviren as the 2022 Faculty Ambassador at the 2022 Multicultural Awards
This special issue encourages contributors to submit their work in this field to demonstrate its great potential to reshape everyday life.
The competition was co-hosted by MIT School of Engineering + the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, alongside Northpond Ventures.
The Outstanding UROP Student Awards recognize students who have made outstanding contributions as undergraduate researchers.
The Unsung Hero Award from the Office of Graduate Education recognizes students who have shown commitment and passion for the community.
Du's research focuses on conformable piezoelectric electronics for women’s healthcare monitoring.
Award recipients are selected based on their academic achievements and dedication to their graduate research works.
MIT Future Founders Initiative announces prize competition to promote female entrepreneurs in biotech.
By John Pavlus Imagine you're a patient being treated for Parkinson's Disease, which causes tremors. The disorder kills brain cells th…
Bioengineer Canan Dağdeviren is living her dream, decoding physical patterns of the human body in order to diagnose and cure diseases.
The center is funded by a $24 million gift to MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research from philanthropist Lisa Yang.
These awards recognize technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact.
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
The awards will support Dagdeviren's research in the emerging field of widely deployed biosensing tools.
Farita Tasnim from the Conformable Decoders group has been named as one of 48 finalists for the 2021 Hertz Fellowships.
How Canan Dagdeviren helped her students and members of the Conformable Decoders group adjust to working remotely
“That’s one thing I always tell my female students.”
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.”
This new level of teaching is the silver lining of this very difficult yet enlightening year.
Researchers have designed a skin-like device that can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
“We have standard operating procedures for emergencies, and everyone knew what to do,” Dagdeviren says.
MIT lab offers a model for cost savings, productivity, and safety; principles may also facilitate efficient reopening in the future.
The motivation for becoming more organized stems from a desire to reduce inefficiencies and potential safety risks, among other variables.
Clothing that monitors vital signs could be made possible with electronic sensors that have been embedded into stretchy fabrics.
Its potential here on Earth has much more widespread benefit potential, particularly in the era of COVID-19.
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. Ho…
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
"Our device-driven research is directly inspired by the diseases of our family members and dear friends...indirectly by humanity at large."
To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.
The MAS.808 course perspective article published in Foresight was chosen as a winner by the editorial team, as it is one of the most except…
In an interview with Medgadget, Canan Dagdeviren talks about the mission and ethos of Conformable Decoders
Canan Dagdeviren creates flexible ultrathin systems to decode the patterns of disease.
We present a review paper that analyzes how early design decisions can affect the regulatory approval process downstream.
Putting together this exhibit helped me to reflect on both my personal and academic lives.
In just three semesters, we have done a lot, and I cannot wait to experience our progress in Spring 2019 and beyond.
The Kadir Has Awards—organized annually in honor of the late Mr. Kadir Has, founder of the Kadir Has University—are given in the field of s…
pH Sensor Benchmarking: A Protocol to Characterize pH Sensing Materials and Systems (Small Methods 2/2019)
Learning cleanroom processes and fabrication techniques with Canan Dagdeviren.
Inspiration from an MIT researcher who is harvesting energy from the body itself.
I would like to start with a mind-ingrained conversation at my 7th birthday party on the 4th of May, 1992, between my late grandfather and …
Sensing and monitoring pH can convey critical information about brain tumors.
The Conformable Decoders group's new method to deliver drugs directly to the brain was selected to the Top 100 Science Spinoffs according t…
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the awarding of its Young Investigator Grants valued at more than $13.8 millio…
Microscopy image of the ZnO thin film surface after successive testing of the electrode in various buffer solutions for several hours, show…
STAT News documents Canan Dagdeviren's work in a video segment: Our bodies talk to us — and these implantable devices can help listen.
Batteries wear out, but breathing, sweat and body heat might provide alternative fuel.
60 Minutes goes inside the MIT Media Lab.
What if wearable and implantable devices could harvest energy from the heat, sweat or vibrations of the wearer?
Celebrating Brain Awareness Week with a look at some of the Media Lab's brain research