banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Space Exploration Initiative
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket prop...
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
The Space Sustainability RatingNews Updates!The Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the Europe...
Designing systems for cognitive support
Looking beyond smart cities
Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
Designing for, with, and by nature
Real World Data (RWD) and Real World Evidence (RWE) are playing an increasing role in healthcare decisions to support innovative use of E...
Research in our laboratory reduces dependence on specialized medical imaging devices, biological and chemical processes and creates new p...
Srinivasan hopes her work will help make using a prosthetic limb far more like the real thing.
Ten principal investigators from seven MIT departments and labs receive MIT J-WAFS seed grants, including Health 0.0 director Pratik Shah.
Foodborne pathogens are a major source of human morbidity, food recalls, and economic loss. Current detection methods for foodborne patho...
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Kevin Esvelt, master's student Anika Ullah, and other experts talk about bi-directional contact tracing, privacy, and halting Covid-19.
Hugh Herr discusses the implications of the technology behind his work, from regenerative medicine and surgery to elderly mobility.
Appropriate and adaptive treatment plans are challenging in Parkinson’s disease for several reasons. parkinsAI models drug response...
We introduce–aSpire–a clippable, mobile pneumatic-haptic device designed to help users regulate their breathing rate via subtle tactile f...
The Interplanetary Cookbook, developed by Maggie Coblentz, presents thought-provoking recipes and zero-g kitchenware for the future of li...
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
Technical summary: Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data ...
Staining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various tissue types and...
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
AbstractDevices that facilitate nonverbal communication typically require high computational loads or have rigid and bulky form factors&n...
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
Its potential here on Earth has much more widespread benefit potential, particularly in the era of COVID-19.
Clothing that monitors vital signs could be made possible with electronic sensors that have been embedded into stretchy fabrics.
The Huggable is a new type of robotic companion for health care, education, and social communication applications. The Huggable is much m...
MIT biologist Kevin Esvelt discusses the biology of the pandemic and how gain-of-function research jeopardizes public safety.
Alexis Hope talks about her work that focuses on broadening the participation of women in designing technology for women’s health.
Spinoff Figur8 and member company Toppan Printing have developed a new service using musculoskeletal sensors to assess body misalignment.
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring ...
Signal Kinetics head Fadel Adib and other junior faculty members talk about the ways the J-WAFS’ seed grant program has catalyzed their work
Awards honor young professors in the Media Lab and departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, EECS, + Math
In this work, we introduce FedML, an open research library and benchmark that facilitates the development of new 'federated learning algo...
New technology for next-generation wireless + batteryless micro-implantsThese wireless batteryless micro-chips can reprogram themselves i...
There are currently UROP openings for this project. All the details available via the link: https://www.braini.io/j...
This project was selected to represent MIT at the Microsoft Design Expo 2020 on ‘Healthier Futures.’ iNonymizeA tele-mental health p...
Enhancing human physical capability
inSight is a brain decoding system. It uses generative models (BigGAN and MusicVAE) to stimulate the brain with synthetic, but natu...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...
Human-computer interaction (HCI) has traditionally focused on designing and investigating interfaces that provide explicit visual, audito...
dementAI is an open-source platform for modeling risk stratification of Alzheimer's dementia using spontaneous speech through ...
Interpreting human electroencephalogram (EEG) is a challenging task and requires years of medical training. We present a framework for le...
We propose an improved private count-mean-sketch data structure and show its applicability to differentially private contact tr...
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
Two-dimensional radiographs are commonly used for evaluating sub-surface hard structures of teeth, but they have low sensitivity for earl...
We have developed a new process to screen patients at the point-of-care with FDA-approved technology-enabled mobile health screenings (TE...
Technical summaryUnstructured learning problems without well-defined rewards are unsuitable for current reinforcement learning (RL) appro...
We envision that a close-to-nose interface could be used as a complementary or alternative wearable method to nasal cannulas or mask...
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Can we build a battery-free underwater GPS? While underwater localization is a long-studied problem, we seek to bring it to ba...
The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...
We are presenting the WorkOut Sensor Node Assistant (WOSNA), a body sensor net composed of many tiny sensor nodes that can suck on the sk...
It was believed that functionalities of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) require full-length sequences which are negated by residue de...
We present PsychicVR, a proof-of-concept system that integrates a brain-computer interface device and virtual reality headset to improve ...