banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Looking beyond smart cities
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financ...
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Aalto University, Finland, and the MIT Media Lab’s City Science group are co-developing a version of the MIT CityScope platform for urban...
MIT City Science is working with HafenCity University to develop CityScope for the neighborhood of Rothenburgsort in Hamburg, Germany. Th...
Most of the underwater world remains far off the map. For many of the most exciting exploration challenges—from Maya cenotes to urban aqu...
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.Research in dynamic tools, mix users (citizens, workers) amenities, services, and land...
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Creating technology for social change
SensorNets: Towards Reconfigurable Multifunctional Fine-grained Soft and Stretchable Electronic Skins.SensorNets is a bio...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Team Pulse of the Ocean becomes an Explorer Prize winner in the DISCOVER Competition—the first stage of the Ocean Observing Prize.
Burning Man is a magical place that gets the best of human creativity and collaboration to flourish. To further understand what makes thi...
Following the 2016 election, the entirety of the nation became conscious of its polarization. According to a study by the National Bureau...
This project depicts the design, deployment and operation of a Tangible Regulation Platform, a physical-technological apparatus made for ...
An interactive atlas of census data for direct consumption by individual citizens.
This is an open source geospatial exploration tool. Using various public APIs including Open Street Map and the United States Census, we ...
This project focused on pedestrian accessibility in collaboration with Singapore Centre for Liveable Cities. Researchers and planners cam...
This project is part of a parallel research endeavor with GSK Manufacturing. By simulating how scientists at the Upper Providence site in...
This project is the first of two projects in collaboration with GSK. We are developing a computational simulation that allows a human use...
We recently led a workshop in Saudi Arabia, with staff from the Riyadh Development Authority, to test a new version of our CityScope plat...
Ira Winder and the Tactile Matrix won the award for best demonstration at the IEEE Future Technologies Conference.
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
Vast regions of the world are unmapped by commercial services, and communities living there are digitally invisible. Visible Communities...
You Are Here is an experiment in microurbanism. In this project, we are creating 100 maps each of 100 different cities. Each map gives a...