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Joe Paradiso talks to host Susan Kish about high-energy physics, wearables, electronic music, science fiction, and the metaverse.
Media Lab collaborators show that debris from urban beehives can be used to profile the microbiome of a city.
The Institute for Futures Technologies (IFT) is a new space within the Pôle Léonard de Vinci in Paris (La Défense), which aims to…
Award recipients are selected based on their academic achievements and dedication to their graduate research works.
The Road to 2050, a six-part docuseries from The Franklin Institute, examines the ways that today's technology will shape the future.
Alum Alexander Reben describes his experience making art with algorithms and considers what the future of the field may bring.
Alumni Nan-Wei Gong and Anirudh Sharma will deliver the 2022 C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at Elon University.
Joe Paradiso talks to Data Nation podcast hosts Liberty Vittert and Scott Tranter about the metaverse - what it is and what it isn't.
The following winners and honorable mentions include members of the Media Lab community, and were selected from more than 70 nominees.
Ali Shtarbanov + Juliana Cherston of the Lab's Responsive Environments group each won top prizes in the Create the Future Design Contest.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
The honorees will be included in the October 2022 print issue of Fast Company Magazine.
Alum Mihir Sarkar looks back at the 10 years since his dissertation defense, and reflects on both the joys and the challenges of that time.
Congratulations to Ali Shtarbanov and Irmandy Wicaksono!
MIT researchers created a smart textile linked up with a machine learning system.
Researchers develop a comfortable, form-fitting fabric that recognizes its wearer’s activities, like walking, running, and jumping.
Two projects led by Irmandy Wicaksono of the Responsive Environments group, with collaborators, have been honored as finalists.
Wicaksono researches and invents electronic textiles and garments with a wide range of applications.
Congratulations to all of the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE)!
I’d like to continue to make these connections, between traditional practices in my country and the things I’ve learned abroad.
Congratulations to project team researchers Irmandy Wicaksono, Don Derek Haddad, and collaborator Loni Landon!
Inspired by the human ear, a new acoustic fabric converts audible sounds into electrical signals.
Check out this list of cyberart projects compiled by The Boston Globe, which includes work by alum Alexander Reben and Prof. Ekene Ijeoma.
The International Design Awards (IDA) recognizes and celebrates smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design worldwide.
Developed in collaboration with dancer Loni Landon, Tapis Magique is a pressure-sensitive, knitted electronic textile carpet.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other departments.
Spacecraft wrapped in sensor-rich electronic textiles could double as scientific instruments
"We set out to explore this topic as projected into twin demons relating to attention."
FlowIO is a project led by Responsive Environments PhD student Ali Shtarbanov that redesigns the role of pneumatics in soft robotics.
Pressure-sensitive, knitted electronic textile carpet generates 3D sensor data based on body gestures, drives an immersive sonic environment
The film was a semi-finalist at the Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival and will be released online following a private screening at the Lab
Responsive Environments head Joe Paradiso talks to Xapiens at MIT about art, physics, history, music, books and movies, and much, much more!
Charlene Xia is a Media Lab alum now pursuing a PhD in MIT Mechanical Engineering, combining her passions for food and sustainability.
"FlowIO represents a brilliantly thought-out system for creating pneumatic prototypes."
Life Beyond Earth is a multidisciplinary project that explores advanced space architecture concepts to enable humankind to live on the Moon.
Figur8, founded by alum Nan-Wei Gong, offers a wearable sensor system to improve the diagnosis and treatment of muscle injuries.
Tapis Magique by Irmandy Wicaksono in collaboration with Don Derek Haddad (Responsive Environments) and Loni Landon is a pressure…
The team talks to CBS Boston about their work on a low-cost tabletop device that can quickly detect SARS-CoV-2 using a saliva sample.
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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.
KnittedKeyboard II seeks is an interactive, textile-based musical device with the familiar layout of piano keys.
Developed by Irmandy Wicaksono (Responsive Environments) and demonstrated by Mike Hao Jiang (Viral Communications), KnittedKeyboard II is a…
Shtarbanov won with his project "FlowIO Development Platform—the Pneumatic 'Raspberry Pi' for Soft Robotics."
Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
These awards recognize technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact.
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
Including interviews with two Labbers—research specialist Kate Darling and Cyber Joe, a sci-fi version of Professor Joe Paradiso.
Irmandy Wicaksono, PhD student in the Responsive Environments group, has been chosen as one of six finalists in the 2021 Lexus Design Award.
Read the preliminary report from the Living Observatory at Tidmarsh on the benefits of restoration projects on four cranberry farms in MA.
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,
The past years of climate crises and health epidemics have led to the proliferation of nomadic communities and a near reliance on e-commerce
Fabric samples are headed to the ISS for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
To date, two Media Lab projects have received RAPID grants for work related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A six-week summer course in Shenzhen gave students a unique experience in bringing their research into a manufacturing environment