banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Looking beyond smart cities
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Space Exploration Initiative
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Bringing project-based work online in two very different contexts: a middle school robotics course and a university product design studio.
Joe Paradiso shares his experience running the Responsive Environments group, teaching classes, among other things during the Covid-19 era.
Alex Berke and Kent Larson, City Science group, MIT Media Lab (2020).
Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
MIT Governance Lab and the Institute for Governance Reform work with the government of Sierra Leone to conduct rapid-response surveys.
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
Homes and offices are being filled with sensor networks to answer specific queries and solve pre-determined problems, but no comprehensiv...
Study cautions against using static org charts during COVID-19 crisis.
Kevin Esvelt and other experts talk to Axios about the risk of, and potential defenses against, engineered pathogens.
MIT lab offers a model for cost savings, productivity, and safety; principles may also facilitate efficient reopening in the future.
New website offers a combination of learning units, hands-on activities, and mentor guides to foster AI literacy.
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
Neil Gaikwad from the Space Enabled research group is co-organizing the KDD Workshop on Humanitarian Mapping.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
Wonder Stories is always free for teachers, but for the duration of COVID-19, Wonder Stories is free to anyone.
While text-editors (e.g., Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing expe...
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
Designed for mass manufacture and rapid deployment, we are building an open hardware, reusable, sterilizable, modular, and filter-media a...
New issues in privacy debate with technology and contact-tracing.
HomeLAMP demonstrates the design and prototyping of a low-cost thermal processing unit for COVID-19 RT-LAMP testing and diagnostics entir...
Biomechatronics head Hugh Herr discusses his research with the No Barriers USA podcast.
Safe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enables jurisdictions and individuals to maximize privacy, while also ma...
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
Let’s jumpstart a new infrastructure for industry, health, learning, and the people.
Mitch Resnick and other experts talk about designing an educational system fit for the future.
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
What anonymized geolocation data can tell us about the effectiveness of social distancingThe World Health Organization has officially dec...
Collect cute monsters and make your brain feel better.
We present a work-in-progress wearable hand sanitizer that automatically dispenses and sprays alcohol to the wearer's hand and objects th...
Your phone soon might know if you have spent time near someone with the COVID-19 virus.
Its potential here on Earth has much more widespread benefit potential, particularly in the era of COVID-19.
In April 2019, Shuguang Zhang's lab started to use the QTY code to design a class of water-soluble cytokine receptors, including interfer...
In collaboration with Prof. Tao Fei’s lab (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)In addition to a large number of membrane proteins that co...
In collaboration with Prof. Horst Vogel and Dr. Horst Pick (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are vital fo...
Structure and function studies of membrane proteins, particularly G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and multipass transmembrane protein...
Team designs antibody-like receptor proteins that can bind to cytokines, as possible strategy for treating coronavirus and other infections.
Researchers are racing to achieve the benefits of location-tracking without the surveillance.
“Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic,” says the MIT assistant professor.
An MIT research team is using supercomputers to help develop a drug to treat the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
To help explain how this works is Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
The app is designed to let people discover if they've crossed paths with someone who's been infected with COVID-19.
A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
SoapCam is a WIP Human Computer Interaction system that motivates proper hand washing routines."Hand hygiene is the most important measur...
We understand that now, more than ever, the democratization of online learning is crucial to the success of students all around the world.
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
This Primary School AI curriculum introduces elementary school children to robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the curriculu...
As the presence of artificial intelligence expands significantly in children’s lives of learning and play, it is critical that students l...
Doodle Bot is a robot-based creative AI learning platform for high school students. It consists of an introduction to robotics, hardware,...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
A team from MIT has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.
Grounded in science, #BeatTheVirus aims to raise awareness of the behaviors we all must adopt to collectively defeat COVID-19.T...
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
A variety of companies with MIT ties are working to address aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Private Kit: Safe Paths shares information about your movements in a privacy-preserving way—and could let health officials tackle COVID-19.
MIT Industrial Liaison Program with professors Yossi Sheffi, Alex Pentland, and Andrew Lo to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on business.
China, South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.