Prof. Danielle Wood and Prof. Moriba Jah of UT Austin discuss sustainability on earth and in space.
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.
The President's Awards for Excellence in Research recognize staff members who have made outstanding contributions in early career research.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Core77 Design Awards!
This has been an extraordinarily challenging period for all of you, and we couldn't be prouder of your accomplishments.
Ten principal investigators from seven MIT departments and labs receive MIT J-WAFS seed grants, including Health 0.0 director Pratik Shah.
The Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX) has recently released its latest creative learning activity: Inflatables!
The Media Lab is experimenting with new ways to open up access to our research.
The Director of People and HR Strategy has leadership responsibility for all human resources activities for the Media Lab.
Faculty Perspectives is a new series inviting thoughtful speakers and innovators to inspire the Media Lab community and beyond.
Christine Joseph and Danielle Wood of Team Space Enabled published a peer reviewed journal paper with the Journal New Space.
Organizational support for Covid-19 response and research ramp-up at the Media Lab
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.
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!
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."
Shtarbanov won with his project "FlowIO Development Platform—the Pneumatic 'Raspberry Pi' for Soft Robotics."
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."
Cynthia Breazeal has been chosen as one of two recipients of this award for the paper, "Emotion and Sociable Humanoid Robots."
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.
Each new fellow continues to enhance the ISC’s focus on enabling the growth of resilient space commerce in the post-Covid world.
MIT Space Exploration Initiative event shows that collective imagination is essential to space exploration and innovation.
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.
The award is given to a member of the electronic imaging community who has made significant and substantial contributions to the field.
This year, among student winners of the Challenge, Personal Robots PhD candidate Randi Williams was honored as the 2021 Curious Scientist.
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.
These awards recognize technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact.
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...
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...
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.
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
Language analysis reveals possible reinforcement of race- and income-based achievement gap.
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
Dava Newman is a visionary astronautics researcher, explorer, and expert on human adaptation to space.
Media Lab spinoff co-founded by alum Jinha Lee is one of the 10 most innovative companies in augmented and virtual reality for 2020.
Guillermo Herrera-Arcos has been named as a One Young World Scholar by the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme (YHP) for 2020/2021.
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
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.
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
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.
The award recognizes Nakagaki's work developing tangible interfaces.