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The FibeRobo project won gold in the Textile & Materials / New Technology Fabrics category.
Developed by a multidisciplinary team led by Media Lab student Jack Forman, FibeRobo is a low-cost, programmable, shape-shifting fiber.
She was recognized in for her work on the development of a soft, multifunctional wearable platform.
The low-cost FibeRobo is compatible with existing textile manufacturing techniques.
Invent new tangible and embodied interactions that inspire and engage people.
Media Lab alumnus Jay Lee, the executive director of National Geographic Asia, passed away in Seoul, South Korea, in early June 2023.
Mary Niskala, a senior administrative assistant, talks to MIT News about her proudest moments at the Institute.
In a recent profile, Ganit Goldstein talks about her work at the intersection of fashion, engineering, and tech, and her experience at MIT.
This speculative design project from the Tangible Media group is supported by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST).
Researchers from the Media Lab and collaborators begin their second trip to Svalbard, a remote land of wind, ice, and beauty.
We're so proud of everything you've accomplished here, and can't wait to see what you do next.
Join MAS.S61 every Thursday for a public lecture on the Metaverse Connect at the link below:(NEW) Zoom: https://mit.zoom.us/j/939…
The Institute for Futures Technologies (IFT) is a new space within the Pôle Léonard de Vinci in Paris (La Défense), which aims to…
Media Lab spinoff Sourcemap and MIT spinoff Overjet have been listed among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023.
(Dis)Appearables is an approach for actuated Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) to appear and disappear.
Ruihan Zhang, a student in the Molecular Machines group, was lead organizer of this event in collaboration with MIT Film Makers Association
Six with ties to MIT were honored as 2022 ACM Fellows
She was recognized for her work on the development of a soft multifunctional wearable platform.
Two Media Lab students, Ruby Liu and Cathy Fang, awarded among 2022-23 Accenture Fellows.
Sourcemap is a Media Lab spinoff founded by Leo Bonanni, an alum of the Tangible Media group.
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.
Congratulations to all of the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE)!
Congratulations to Yun, Chelsi, and Cecilé on receiving this fellowship!
For the project T-Voks: The Singing and Speaking Theremin. Congratulations!
Inspired by the human ear, a new acoustic fabric converts audible sounds into electrical signals.
Spinoff OPT Industries is scaling up production of novel metamaterials, such as swabs for Covid-19 testing.
Alum and research affiliate Xiao Xiao talks to “I Am a Scientist” about her work, which merges science with art.
Ishii gave his award lecture "Evolving Visions" at the International Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction virtually on February 11, 2022.
The International Design Awards (IDA) recognizes and celebrates smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design worldwide.
Congratulations to Labbers Hiroshi Ishii and Nataliya Kosmyna on receiving these grants from the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT).
Xiao Xiao, an alum and research affiliate of the Tangible Media group, recognized for her project T-Voks: The Singing and Speaking Theremin
AZoM talks to Ozgun Kilic Afsar, a visiting doctoral student in the Tangible Media group, about her work on the OmniFiber project.
Nakagaki is an incoming assistant professor at the University of Chicago, where he's launching his own lab, the Actuated Experience Lab.
Spinoff Volta Labs was co-founded by Media Lab alum Udayan Umapathi and Center for Bits and Atoms alum Will Langford.
Robotic textiles could help performers and athletes train their breathing, and potentially help patients recovering from postsurgery changes
The competition, now in its tenth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
Read about spinoff Sourcemap, a company helping multinationals gain unprecedented insights into their supply chains.
When you’re blind, you can’t hear when someone smiles, much less figure out whether that smile is genuine or polite. But I’m learning.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Core77 Design Awards!
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE).
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Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
The RISE LBGTQ+ Pride Award recognizes staff and students who have made significant contributions to creating an inclusive community.
We hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspective Series where Professor Hiroshi Ishii will welcome Fernanda Viégas
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.
Alum Leonardo Bonanni, founder of spinoff Sourcemap, testified before the US Senate Committee on Finance in this virtual hearing.
Inspired by the shell-swapping hermit crab, MIT’s HERMITS use interchangeable mechanical shells to do all sorts of creative things
The award recognizes Nakagaki's work developing tangible interfaces.
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
In recognition of exceptional contributions to the field of digital design and fabrication in early-stage careers.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Gardens of Light is an exploration in growing and arranging photons.
A six-week summer course in Shenzhen gave students a unique experience in bringing their research into a manufacturing environment
The startup Spatial uses an augmented reality platform to make people feel like they’re working side by side.