learning + teaching
neural interfacing and control
banking and finance
natural language processing
internet of things
sports and fitness
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Invent new tangible and embodied interactions that inspire and engage people
Looking beyond smart cities
MIT City Science has developed an international network of cooperative City Science LabsWe are developing concepts and key technology that …
The City Science Network is a collaboration of institutions + researchers sharing a the goal of enabling more livable, equitable communities
A distributed sensing system for managing water resources in informal communities.
Future Worlds | Design and action for the future we want to live in
Cultivating Creativity | Catalyzing a global movement enabling everyone to unlock
and unleash their individual and collective creativity
Connected Mind + Body | Revolutionizing the future of mental and physical wellbeing
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
OverviewWe found that vegan and vegetarian labels commonly found on menu items have a significantly negative impact on consumer's likelihoo…
Decentralized Society | Architecting the new internet for the good of the people
On the Gridlocked podcast, Media Lab Director Dava Newman and other experts consider what it will take to secure a clean energy future.
Life with AI | Designing the future of smart systems to improve the human experience
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning cha…
Inventing disruptive technologies for nanoelectronic devices and creating new paradigms for life-machine symbiosis
Bühler, M. et al., 2023. Harnessing Digital Federation Platforms and Data Cooperatives to Empower SMEs and Local Small Communities, OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION. India.
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.
A recent experiment explored why people reject foods that are better for your health and the planet—and found answers rooted in psychology.
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.
Representatives from the City Science Lab @ Shanghai (Tongji University) visited the MIT Media Lab to sign a continuation of their cooperat…
Alex Berke and Kent Larson of the Media Lab's City Science group co-authored a paper around these issues, recently published in Appetite.
Prof. Wood is invited for a third time to serve as a Private Sector Advisor to the US government delegation to this UN space policy forum
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.