McDowell will head civic design at new center, maintain leadership role at Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
Can a new vaccination card simplify the user vaccination journey and create data-rich monitoring of the progress in vaccination?
MIT Space Exploration Initiative event shows that collective imagination is essential to space exploration and innovation.
This year, among student winners of the Challenge, Personal Robots PhD candidate Randi Williams was honored as the 2021 Curious Scientist.
Each new fellow continues to enhance the ISC’s focus on enabling the growth of resilient space commerce in the post-Covid world.
These awards recognize technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact.
The award is given to a member of the electronic imaging community who has made significant and substantial contributions to the field.
The Fellowship program provides awards to PhD candidates conducting research on important topics across computer science and engineering.
The project has won a bronze award under the Personal Technology: Design Enhancements category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
climate change, sustainability, humanitarian actions, global development
In collaboration with OpenBCI, Guillermo Bernal introduces Galea—a new tool for understanding and augmenting the human mind and body.
Faculty Perspectives is a new series inviting thoughtful speakers and innovators to inspire the Media Lab community and beyond.
Tangible Swarm is a tool that displays relevant information about a robotics system (e.g., multi-robot, swarm, etc.) in real time wh...
The teamwork demonstrated by members of Kioxia and Boyden’s lab highlights the myriad of skill sets found within the Media Lab community.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
The awards will support Dagdeviren's research in the emerging field of widely deployed biosensing tools.
How do you spot a DeepFake? How good are DeepFake videos? How well can ordinary people tell the difference between a video manipulated by...
Organizational support for Covid-19 response and research ramp-up at the Media Lab
Online platform harnesses collective intelligence to accelerate recovery from Covid-19 and prepare for future disease outbreaks.
DCI has launched Cryptoeconomic Systems (CES), a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal and conference series focused on blockchain tech.
The Media Lab seeks a dynamic, experienced, collaborative, and highly creative communications expert to head Communications at the Lab.
MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.
Congrats to Misha Sra, a recent Fluid Interfaces alum and current assistant professor in Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara.
Danielle Wood co-authors NASA-funded paper, "The large footprint of small-scale artisanal gold mining in Ghana."
System uses penetrative radio frequency to pinpoint items, even when they’re hidden from view.
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.Country-scale analysis of high-resolution mobility patterns and infection spreadThe MI...
The Director of People and HR Strategy has leadership responsibility for all human resources activities for the Media Lab.
The Commission's members are drawn from government, research and academia, civil society, public service, and private industry.
Heroy Samuel, Loaiza Isabella, Pentland Alex and O’Clery Neave 2021COVID-19 policy analysis: labour structure dictates lockdown mobility behaviourJ. R. Soc. Interface.182020103520201035
Women in Innovation and STEM Database at MIT (WISDM) announces fellowship program dedicated to promoting the visibility of women at MIT.
Language analysis reveals possible reinforcement of race- and income-based achievement gap.
Watch the video, then read this post by Alexis Hope to learn more about her work at the Media Lab and her passions.
Pennycook, G., Epstein, Z., Mosleh, M. et al. Shifting attention to accuracy can reduce misinformation online. Nature (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03344-2
D. Adjodah, et al (2021) Association between COVID-19 Outcomes and Mask Mandates, Adherence, and Attitudes, medRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.19.21250132
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
Dava Newman is a visionary astronautics researcher, explorer, and expert on human adaptation to space.
Guillermo Herrera-Arcos has been named as a One Young World Scholar by the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme (YHP) for 2020/2021.
Media Lab spinoff co-founded by alum Jinha Lee is one of the 10 most innovative companies in augmented and virtual reality for 2020.
In the What, Why, and How, we often forget the Who. These illustrations explore the simple but deeply transformative question of Who Am I?
As a part of Proseminar in Media Arts and Sciences, the newly-minted PhD cohort works together to envision future Media Lab research groups
Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard and alum Fernanda Viégas are elected to the SIGCHI Academy as part of the 2021 SIGCHI Awards.
Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
Congratulations to Signal Kinetics group head Fadel Adib, who has received a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Computer Science.
The project has been chosen as a finalist under the Personal Technology category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
A multi-institutional team, including members of the Camera Culture research group, has won the Baidu Best Paper Award at NeurIPS-SpicyFL'20
The award recognizes Nakagaki's work developing tangible interfaces.
Check out the project site here. The pursuit of justice in AI requires more than just tweaking the numbers. It requires us to “study up”...
Farita Tasnim from the Conformable Decoders group has been named as one of 48 finalists for the 2021 Hertz Fellowships.
Irmandy Wicaksono, PhD student in the Responsive Environments group, has been chosen as one of six finalists in the 2021 Lexus Design Award.
Randi Williams from the Personal Robots research group is among ten students who have received the Microsoft PhD Fellowship for 2021.
This new level of teaching is the silver lining of this very difficult yet enlightening year.
The cross-campus effort will design human-machine systems that improve communication across divides.
Researchers analyzed how media coverage of online dating apps may help illuminate the ways dating apps can harm marginalized communities.
On work conducted by Edward Boyden and research assistants Andrew Payne and Paul Reginato from the Synthetic Neurobiology research group
This award recognizes the impact of PhD research on the scientific discipline and practice in the field of signal processing.
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Kristy Johnson was selected as the winner of the slam.
Ostrowski, A. K., Pokorni, B., & Schumacher, S. (2020). Participatory Design for Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Enterprises. MIT Work of the Future Taskforce Working Paper.
Conformable Decoders head Canan Dagdeviren is one of the Inverse Future 50—"a group of 50 people who will be forces of good in the 2020s.”
For the paper titled "JettSen: A Mobile Sensor Fusion Platform for City Knowledge Abstraction."
Fluorescent imaging technique simultaneously captures different signal types from multiple locations in a live cell.
The list is curated by the Women in AI Ethics™ Collective.
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Congratulations to Daniella DiPaola., current research assistant in the Personal Robots group!
Fabric samples are headed to the ISS for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
Chazz Sims, former researcher in Human Dynamics and founder of Media Lab spinoff Wise Systems, is chosen as an honoree for 2021.