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Safinah Ali, a PhD student in the Personal Robots group, is among the recipients of the Microsoft PhD Fellowship for 2022.
Artificial intelligence is top-of-mind as Governor Baker, President Reif encourage students to “see yourself in STEM.”
Building on research about deeper social-emotional engagement
For the paper, “Long-Term Co-Design Guidelines: Empowering Older Adults as Co-Designers of Social Robots"
The project pairs local poets of color with local scientists of color to create original poetry about the scientists’ work and experiences.
The Fellowships are aimed at helping students from underrepresented backgrounds establish careers in robotics, engineering, computer science
Cynthia Breazeal and others discuss the impact of AI on education, and how it might be applied in intentional ways to improve learning.
Established in 1999, the Harold Horowitz (1951) Student Research Fund makes awards on an annual basis to students in SA+P.
Anyone who is age 60+, speaks English, lives in the US, and has access to Wi-Fi is eligible.
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.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
Randi Williams talks about her work. Her advice to girls is never to be afraid to make yourself heard; your ideas are essential.
Randi Williams from the Personal Robots research group is among ten students who have received the Microsoft PhD Fellowship for 2021.
At Open Learning Talks, Cynthia Breazeal and Eric Klopfer discuss artificial intelligence education.
Anastasia Ostrowski talks to the Digital Future Society about her work in this Q+A.
Nature profiles researchers from a variety of different fields, including the Lab’s own Cynthia Breazeal, who are shaping the future of AI.
Middle school students reimagine the YouTube platform. Students consider the stakeholders in YouTube, the goal of the recommendation algo...
Congratulations to Daniella DiPaola., current research assistant in the Personal Robots group!
We are proud to welcome Community + Ethics to the MIT Media Lab! As you may recall, Community + Ethics joined the Media Lab.
Hadley’s eyes glazed over as she stared at the text and equations in front of her. She dropped her head into her hands and thought out loud,
In October, MIT hosted the kickoff for Massachusetts STEM Week, which included a keynote by Cynthia Breazeal.
MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.
By Carolyn “CC” Song, High School Senior and Personal Robots Intern
“What do you want to be when you grow up?”
AI blocks are a suite of drag-and-drop coding blocks that allow students to integrate AI engines into block-based programming projects.
Website created as a rapid response to Covid-19 yields unexpected insights into what’s possible for reaching learners at a distance.
For the paper: "A Robotic Positive Psychology Coach to Improve College Students’ Wellbeing"
Anastasia Ostrowski, a research assistant in the Personal Robots group, discusses her journey into the field of engineering.
Cynthia Breazeal has been promoted to full professor and named associate director of the Media Lab. Both appointments are effective July 1.
During these uncertain times, we would like to thank the Teaching Assistants that helped make the transition to remote teaching.
The LEGO Papert Fellowship program was officially launched in 2017.
This is a unique time to engage and teach children about the benefits and limitations of technology.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
New website offers a combination of learning units, hands-on activities, and mentor guides to foster AI literacy.
We understand that now, more than ever, the democratization of online learning is crucial to the success of students all around the world.