banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
Three-dimensional Digital Image Correlation (3D-DIC) is a non-contact optical-numerical technique for evaluating the dynamic mechani...
Nerve-Muscle Graft Chamber and micro-channel arrays tor interface to peripheral nerves for prosthesis control. This research effort ...
Optogenetic techniques have recently been applied to peripheral nerves as a scientific tool with the translatable go...
Lower-extremity amputation surgery has not seen significant change since the Civil War. This research is focused on the development of no...
Although there have been great advances in the control of lower extremity prostheses, transitioning between terrains such as ramps or sta...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...
Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...
“Us” aims to help people develop their sense of empathy. It uses machine learning to analyze interlocutors’ signals (e.g., tone of voice,...
The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...
Amputation, muscle weakness, and nerve damage can make it difficult to perform simple daily tasks. In this project, we are developing a ...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket prop...
The Space Sustainability RatingNews Updates!The Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the Europe...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
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...
Foodborne pathogens are a major source of human morbidity, food recalls, and economic loss. Current detection methods for foodborne patho...
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
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...
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. ...
The Huggable is a new type of robotic companion for health care, education, and social communication applications. The Huggable is much m...
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring ...
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...
inSight is a brain decoding system. It uses generative models (BigGAN and MusicVAE) to stimulate the brain with synthetic, but natu...
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 ...
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...
Can we build a battery-free underwater GPS? While underwater localization is a long-studied problem, we seek to bring it to ba...
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 ...
We built a low-cost and open source 405 nm imaging device to capture red fluorescence signatures associated with the oral biomarker porph...
General overview:Sepsis, a life-threatening complication of bacterial infection, leads to millions of worldwide deaths requires significa...
General OverviewStaining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various ...
A large proportion of the American population currently suffers from sleep disorders. Among them are patients with obstructive sleep apne...
Paper diagnostics can be used for affordable and scalable biomarker detection. We propose new methods for stabilizing cellulose-based imm...
Imaging fluorescent disease biomarkers in tissues and skin is a non-invasive method to screen for health conditions. We report an automat...
We report a novel method that processes biomarker images collected at the point of care and uses machine learning algorithms to provide a...
Biomarker imaging provides non-invasive indicators of disease and is used by human experts to augment disease diagnosis. It is, however, ...
Overview: The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space....
Project Captivate have been designed to serve as an easy and reliable platform to measure physiology in the real world. We've des...
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu.&nb...
The environmental conditions of prolonged spaceflight pose significant psychological risks for astronauts. In particular, crews of future...
We are engineering a better healthcare system for people with diabetes and limb loss such that we can physically bridge gaps to...
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
Recent advances in medications for neurodegenerative disorders are expanding opportunities for improving the debilitating symptoms suffer...
Improvements in ingestible electronics with the capacity to sense physiological and pathophysiological states have transformed the standa...
In collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are conducting a clinical trial exploring objective methods for assessing depres...
“Don’t touch your face” is seemingly simple advice. Since coronaviruses are stable for days on many surfaces, a person can get COVID-19 b...
We are working on communication interfaces for people with speech and language disorders, incorporating technologies like physiological s...
Pandemic Response CoLab will help individuals and groups work together to solve practical problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. By l...
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...