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PROGRAM IN MEDIA ARTS AND SCIENCES, FALL 2019Full MIT class schedule online at MIT Office of the RegistrarUNDERGRADUATE SUBJECT LIS...
Submerged system uses the vibration of “piezoelectric” materials to generate power and send and receive data.
A variety of research from the Media Lab will be featured at the 2019 Ars Electronica Festival.
This mission included participation from several departments at MIT and outside collaborators from across the globe.
Ryan McCarthy and Phil Tinn spent a week at the headquarters of Daimler and Lab1886 in Stuttgart.
The award recognizes outstanding contributions within the realm of scientific photography.
To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.
The RadioTalk corpus includes speech recognition transcripts sampled from talk radio broadcasts in the United States between October of 2...
The Association of Internet Researchers has recognized alum Erhardt Graeff, now an assistant professor of social and computer science at ...
Based on high precision sensing technology, NEC and the Affective Computing group are aiming to lead people towards healthier lifestyles.
Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments
Tod Machover and Charles Holbrow discuss how they're building the tools and platforms for a culture of living music
Our planet’s warming climate presents an imminent and catastrophic challenge that will have far-reaching economic, social, and political ...
In an interview with Medgadget, Canan Dagdeviren talks about the mission and ethos of Conformable Decoders
“First and foremost we’re a community-builder,” says Habib Haddad, a managing partner of the venture fund.
New Harvard-MIT deep reinforcement learning algorithm optimizes pain management.
Steven Keating inspired millions with his research-driven approach to battling cancer and his advocacy for open patient health data
Autonomous vehicles (AVs), drones, and other types of robots will revolutionize our way of traveling and understanding urban space. In or...
When they’re valued as design research partners, older adults feel empowered to contribute to technology design.
By Chelsea Barabas, Karthik Dinakar and Colin Doyle
The class introduced students from all backgrounds to the emerging areas of biodesign, biotechnology, and synthetic biology.
We often imagine a future world filled with robots and artificial intelligence agents, where humans share their civilization with sentie...
NBA star, Polynesian voyager, Stockton mayor among the new cohort working to build bridges between MIT and the world.
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
In 2015, the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), Jan Wörner, introduced the concept of the “Moon Village.” Inspired by t...
Putting together this exhibit helped me to reflect on both my personal and academic lives.
How do you image a city that doesn't exist? DeepScope is a novel platform for interactive, real-time, and setup-less urban design vi...
How do your kicks collaborate with mental health?
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Our PLIX Facilitation Kits are designed to make it easy for librarians to offer creative learning programs to their patrons.
Celebrating Hiroshi Ishii's mentorship and groundbreaking research
Congratulations to all who graduated during the 2018-2019 academic year!
We present a review paper that analyzes how early design decisions can affect the regulatory approval process downstream.
Congratulations to all of the honorees! We are so proud of you all.
Guillermo Bernal believes virtual reality should be more expressive.
A team led by the Space Enabled group, ESA, and the World Economic Forum will address waste in Earth’s orbit
The exhibition includes work from a number of Media Lab researchers and alumni.
The projects on board the Media Lab's first suborbital rocket flight
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars.
Pip Mothersill lives and thrives at the junction of design and engineering.
Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly mediate our social, cultural, economic, and ...
This year, 120 curious students were honored at the Curiosity Challenge Celebration, along with Dr. Danielle Wood, 2019 Curious Scientist.
In this TED Talk, Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard explains how AI can help save lives.
Fortune Magazine has named Joy Buolamwini to its 2019 list of the World's Greatest Leaders.
The electro-holographic video display (Holovideo) project has spanned over decades, beginning back in 1989, and continues to be a main re...
Try Affective Network!Emotional contagion in online social networks has been of great interest over the past years. Previous studies have...
The LEGO Papert Fellowships support three graduate students working at the intersection of creativity, play, learning, and new technology.
Who should decide whether, when, and how to alter the environment? These are hard questions, especially when the decisions will impact pe...
In just three semesters, we have done a lot, and I cannot wait to experience our progress in Spring 2019 and beyond.
The technology being developed can enable personalized interactions with an autistic child, helping therapists to engage their attention.
Researchers say new facilities in space should be available to scientists from any country.
Algorithmic auditing has emerged as a key strategy to expose systematic biases embedded in software platforms, yet scholarship on the imp...
MAS professor recognized for a career of contributions to human-computer interaction.
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
Peoples' mindsets, meaning their beliefs about their own intellectual abilities, affect their effort and thereby their performance on tas...
Rosalind Picard is nominated to the NAE for her contributions to affective and wearable computing.
New 3D imaging technique can reveal, much more quickly than other methods, how neurons connect throughout the brain.
Since the release of Scratch in 2007, young people around the world have programmed and shared more than 15 million Scratch projects . Th...
In January 2019, artist Ekene Ijeoma will join the MIT Media Lab as an assistant professor.
We have developed a wireless system that leverages the inexpensive RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potent...
A rare glimpse into the creative life of Arnold Schoenberg.
kinetiX is a transformable material featuring a design that resembles a cellular structure. It consists of rigid plates or rods and elast...
More ocean data has been collected in the last two years than in all previous years combined, and we are on a path to continue to break t...
The Compton Prizes are the highest awards presented by the Institute to students and student organizations.
Civic Media PhD student Pedro Reynolds-Cuellar serves as president of the association.
Local artists explore the state of climate change today in “Untold Possibilities at the Last Minute,” an exhibition on view at Cambridge ...
The Golden Mouse is a “Best of Show” award that recognizes the best overall submission to the CHI Video Showcase.
The Unsung Hero Award from the Office of Graduate Education recognizes students who have shown commitment and passion for the community.
"Improving Students' Daily Life Stress Forecasting using LSTM Neural Networks," by Terumi Umematsu, Akane Sano, Sara Taylor, an...
This summer, the Personal Robots group will be hosting a week-long workshop at the MIT Media Lab to teach kids about AI and ethics!