On the Gridlocked podcast, Media Lab Director Dava Newman and other experts consider what it will take to secure a clean energy future.
Congratulations to the Media Lab community members and projects honored in Fast Company's 2023 Innovation by Design Awards!
In a recent profile, Ganit Goldstein talks about her work at the intersection of fashion, engineering, and tech, and her experience at MIT.
Media Lab Director Dava Newman, who previously led the MIT Portugal program, still serves as a principal investigator for flagship projects.
Explore MIT Open Learning resources, including interviews with Media Lab Director Dava Newman, Professor Cynthia Breazeal, and more.
In an interview recorded at VivaTech, Media Lab Director Dava Newman talks about the Media Lab's mission to enhance the human experience.
On the Gridlocked Podcast, Media Lab Director Dava Newman and other guests discuss the climate emergency, collaboration, and adaptation.
Media Lab Director Dava Newman talks to Leonard David about research that may counteract the effects of microgravity on astronauts' bodies.
Director Newman will participate in a convocation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall on September 13, 2023.
These five women at the MIT Media Lab are advancing aerospace science and research, driven by a love of our home planet.
The members of the Media Lab Advisory Council generously shared their knowledge and advice with us over the years.
In this age of climate change, the NFI's programs are addressed to those who wish to improve the quality of life in cities worldwide.
Q+A sessions on two research projects with contributors from MIT and the Media Lab will be livestreamed from the ISS on May 26 and May 28.
On May 19, 2023, Professor Dava Newman received a Doctor Honoris Causa in Engineering from Universidade Minho in Portugal.
The Axiom Mission 2 launch will carry a variety of research from the MIT Media Lab to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 21, 2023
The HUMANS nanowafer, an MIT Space Exploration Initiative student-led project, will travel to the ISS this month, and later to the moon.
Spinoff Vecna Technologies uses a wide range of robotic and digital technologies to help solve a variety of issues in healthcare.
Representatives from the Media Lab participated in discussions on the Earth Data Revolution, Space Economy, Digital Currencies, and more.
On the Back from 2040 podcast, Roni Michael talks to Dava Newman about the ways space exploration can improve life on Earth.
Media Lab director Dava Newman and professors Tod Machover and Joseph Paradiso spoke during a tribute to Glorianna Davenport.
As Dava Newman strives to get us to Mars, her personal goal is simple — to reach human potential.
Committee members provide information, advice and recommendations to the FAA and DOT.
Machine Learning Technology Readiness Levels (MLTRL) apply systems engineering principles to the development of machine learning algorithms.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
Fletcher co-authored the book Wonder Women of Science, which features the career of MIT Media Lab director Dava Newman.
The aerospace engineer and director of the MIT Media Lab received an honorary degree from Dartmouth during commencement 2022.
On May 23, 2022, Wiring WIC, a virtual symposium hosted by the WIC Health and Technology Initiative—a project of New America in collaborat…
Read about the 2022 zero gravity flight and the projects that flew. This is an annual event hosted by the Space Exploration Initiative.
Twenty winning projects will link industry member priorities with research groups across campus to develop scalable climate solutions.
Dava Newman and other experts talk about the ways our current energy challenges relate to space exploration, sustainable cities, etc.
Arizona State University's Interplanetary Initiative podcast, Mission: Interplanetary, features Media Lab director Dava Newman.
The 3D Knit BioSuit™ is a multidisciplinary, collaborative work involving multiple groups at MIT and MIT spinoff Ministry of Supply.
Supported by a $100 million founding gift, the academy will deepen the integration of design across the Institute and beyond.
Discussion at MIT explores ways the music industry can help in the battle to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
New space suits and muscle stimulators could keep spacefarers fit on long voyages.
In the Boston Globe, Media Lab director Dava Newman shares her vision for the future.
Artificial intelligence is top-of-mind as Governor Baker, President Reif encourage students to “see yourself in STEM.”
Women are developing some of the most promising technologies designed for the final frontier.
Newman is the first female director of the lab.
Dava Newman, the new head of MIT’s Media Lab, wants the lab to take on bigger problems and reach out into the community.
Dava Newman remembers Professor Emeritus Laurence Young, who was one of her mentors.
A blog post describing the main questions, hypotheses, and results of research on the Skinsuit conducted this summer.
Supported by the Space Exploration Initiative, the student-run HUMANS project aims to increase global representation in space.
Explore this new compilation of influential women in engineering, including Media Lab director Dava Newman.
Dava Newman is a visionary astronautics researcher, explorer, and expert on human adaptation to space.
Each new fellow continues to enhance the ISC’s focus on enabling the growth of resilient space commerce in the post-Covid world.
Dava Newman talks to the Seneca Women’s Podcast Network about diversity, interdisciplinary research, and transforming ideas into reality.
Read incoming Media Lab director Dava Newman’s op-ed: The Senator and the Commander.
A new podcast celebrating people with Montana connections has launched with an appearance by incoming Media Lab director Dava Newman.
Prof Dava Newman fields listeners' questions about climate change and introduces EarthDNA, a platform for climate advocacy and action.
Aero-astro professor Dava Newman, noted for her pioneering spacesuit designs, will take over in July.