Ancient textiles have played a major role in the social, economic, and religious structures of communities around the world. Iconic, indi...
Feeling Climate Crisis is a series of kinetic sculptures that visualize the ongoing climate crisis. Movements of the sculptures express d...
City Science researcher Andres Rico reflects on his time participating in this past year's "How To Grow (Almost) Anything" (HTGAA) class.
Classes offered by the Program in Media Arts and Sciences for the Fall 2021 semester
For the paper, “Long-Term Co-Design Guidelines: Empowering Older Adults as Co-Designers of Social Robots"
Dava Newman, the new head of MIT’s Media Lab, wants the lab to take on bigger problems and reach out into the community.
C. R. Taylor, S. S. Srinivasan, S. H. Yeon, M. K. O'Donnell, T. J. Roberts, H. M. Herr, Magnetomicrometry, Sci.Robot. 6, eabg0656 (2021), DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.abg0656
iCANX is a global innovation center aiming to disseminate cutting-edge technological innovation, and tap and train top innovative talents.
The project pairs local poets of color with local scientists of color to create original poetry about the scientists’ work and experiences.
Gladys Ngetich is one of 25 students and young professionals chosen by the IAF Emerging Space Leaders Sub-Committee.
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Researchers enlist grassroots activists to engage “invisible” residents about the future of the city.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
Wicaksono, I.*, Cherston, J.*, & Paradiso, J. A. (2021). Electronic Textile Gaia: Ubiquitous Computational Substrates Across Geometric Scales. IEEE Pervasive Computing.
Entrepreneurship class MAS.664 launches businesses with a global reach.
Economic segregation isn't just limited to neighborhoods; it's part of the places you visit every day.
climate change, sustainability, humanitarian actions, global development
Supported by the Space Exploration Initiative, the student-run HUMANS project aims to increase global representation in space.
The Fellowships are aimed at helping students from underrepresented backgrounds establish careers in robotics, engineering, computer science
The 2021 School of Engineering Accenture Fellows are bolstering research and igniting ideas to help transform global business.
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
The physicist, neuroscientist, and PhD candidate creates augmentative technology for children with neurodevelopmental differences.
Srinivasan hopes her work will help make using a prosthetic limb far more like the real thing.
E. C. Ferrer, T. Hardjono, A. S. Pentland, M. Dorigo, Secure and secret cooperation in robot swarms. Sci. Robot. 6, eabf1538 (2021).
MIT researchers are co-leading the design of a global Space Sustainability Rating system that will soon be operational.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Core77 Design Awards!
Ten principal investigators from seven MIT departments and labs receive MIT J-WAFS seed grants, including Health 0.0 director Pratik Shah.
A critical question relevant to the increasing importance of crowd-sourced-based finance is how to optimize collective information proces...
For the paper titled: Dynamic Urban Planning: An Agent-based model Coupling Mobility Mode and Housing Choice. Use Case Kendall Square.
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and ...
Danielle Wood joins Bloomberg New Economy Catalysts: a global community of public and private sector innovators and entrepreneurs.
This has been an extraordinarily challenging period for all of you, and we couldn't be prouder of your accomplishments.
The President's Awards for Excellence in Research recognize staff members who have made outstanding contributions in early career research.
The Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX) has recently released its latest creative learning activity: Inflatables!
D. Adjodah, et al (2021) Association between COVID-19 Outcomes and Mask Mandates, Adherence, and Attitudes, PLOS ONE, doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252315
The Media Lab is experimenting with new ways to open up access to our research.
Covid-19 Response and Ramp-up: organizational support for Media Lab community
Christine Joseph and Danielle Wood of Team Space Enabled published a peer reviewed journal paper with the Journal New Space.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE).
Responsible AI for Social Empowerment and Education (RAISE) seeks to empower more people to participate in, and benefit from, AI.
These awards recognize students who have made outstanding contributions as undergraduate researchers.
Ufuoma Ovienmhada received two MIT RISE Awards this spring for her "work with diversity, inclusion and social justice on and off campus."
In this post, we’re sharing some highlights from the 5th annual Festival of Learning and how we tried to keep the magic of the event alive!
Weis, J.W., Jacobson, J.M. Learning on knowledge graph dynamics provides an early warning of impactful research. Nat Biotechnol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-021-00907-6
Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
For the paper, "Improving Context-aware Habit-support Interventions using Egocentric Visual Contexts."
Shtarbanov won with his project "FlowIO Development Platform—the Pneumatic 'Raspberry Pi' for Soft Robotics."
The RISE LBGTQ+ Pride Award recognizes staff and students who have made significant contributions to creating an inclusive community.
McDowell will head civic design at new center, maintain leadership role at Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
MIT Space Exploration Initiative event shows that collective imagination is essential to space exploration and innovation.
Each new fellow continues to enhance the ISC’s focus on enabling the growth of resilient space commerce in the post-Covid world.
Can a new vaccination card simplify the user vaccination journey and create data-rich monitoring of the progress in vaccination?
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.
Cynthia Breazeal has been chosen as one of two recipients of this award for the paper, "Emotion and Sociable Humanoid Robots."
This year, among student winners of the Challenge, Personal Robots PhD candidate Randi Williams was honored as the 2021 Curious Scientist.
In collaboration with OpenBCI, Guillermo Bernal introduces Galea—a new tool for understanding and augmenting the human mind and body.
The teamwork demonstrated by members of Kioxia and Boyden’s lab highlights the myriad of skill sets found within the Media Lab community.
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 awards will support Dagdeviren's research in the emerging field of widely deployed biosensing tools.
MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.
DCI has launched Cryptoeconomic Systems (CES), a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal and conference series focused on blockchain tech.
Online platform harnesses collective intelligence to accelerate recovery from Covid-19 and prepare for future disease outbreaks.
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...