Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology.
On Curiosity Unbounded, Professor Fadel Adib, head of the Signal Kinetics group, talks to MIT President Sally Kornbluth about his work.
Signal Kinetics members Sayed Saad Afzal, Waleed Akbar, Ahmed Allam, and Fadel Adib were honored with two Best Paper Awards at MobiCom 2023.
The system could be used for battery-free underwater communication across kilometer-scale distances to help monitor climate + coastal change
Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder discusses X-AR, the new research from the Media Lab’s Signal Kinetics group.
Using augmented reality, the X-AR system developed by the Signal Kinetics research group can guide users to find hidden objects.
Kohler and the MIT Media Lab share the vision of a better future by, with, and for all.We share the belief that remarkable outcomes can be …
MIT professors Fadel Adib and Dina Katabi receive the ACM SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Award for their paper, “See Through Walls with WiFi!”
Two papers from the Signal Kinetics research group were honored at the IEEE RFID conference in Seattle, WA this year. Tara Boroushaki,…
The Signal Kinetics group invented the world's first battery-free wireless underwater camera.
The device could help workers locate objects for fulfilling e-commerce orders or identify parts for assembling products.
Fadel Adib uses wireless technologies to sense the world in new ways, addressing sweeping problems such as food insecurity + climate change
Professor Adib holds a joint appointment in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Battery-free wireless underwater camera wins the Best Demo Award at ACM WUWNet'22
The Signal Kinetics lab's underwater camera project was chosen as a research highlight in the current issue of Nature Electronics
The device could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change.
This robotic system uses radio frequency signals, computer vision, and complex reasoning to efficiently find items hidden under a pile.
We are looking for an experienced hardware designer (or team) for contracting a 1-3 month project. The project is part of an effort to tran…
The Misties recognize leaders who have made profound impacts in the field of intelligent and connected devices.
MIT scientists hope to deploy a fleet of drones to get a better sense of how much carbon the ocean is absorbing, + how much more it can take
He was recognized for his innovative contributions to wireless sensing and for networking advances in challenging environments.
This robotic arm fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items, even if they are buried under a pile.
IoT Sensor Fusion for Indoor Mapping (Computer Vision + Micro-Location)Micro-location is one of the most important building blocks for the …
The WSJ covers research from the Signal Kinetics group and other labs, universities, and companies working on AI-enabled devices.
Founded in 2016 and now in our fifth year, we set our sights on space. The Space Exploration Initiative has since grown to 5…
System uses penetrative radio frequency to pinpoint items, even when they’re hidden from view.
Signal Kinetics head Fadel Adib and other junior faculty members talk about the ways the J-WAFS’ seed grant program has catalyzed their work
Awards honor young professors in the Media Lab and departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, EECS, + Math
Congratulations to Signal Kinetics group head Fadel Adib, who has received a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Computer Science.
The Signal Kinetics group, led by professor Fadel Adib at MIT, has a postdoc opening in ultra-low-power ASICs for emerging Internet-of…
New approach could spark an era of battery-free ocean exploration, with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
A new device extracts energy from ambient noise
The Fall 2020 MIT IoT Seminar Series features world class visionaries presenting their latest work and vision for the future of IoT.
MIT received two Convergence Accelerator grants from the NSF—one of which is for the Smart Oceans 2020 conference co-hosted by the Media Lab
The Signal Kinetics team presents two publications on next-generation digital medicine at ACM MobiCom 2020
Micro-location for the Internet-of-ThingsMicro-location is one of the most important building blocks for the IoT (Internet-of-Things)…
Team Pulse of the Ocean becomes an Explorer Prize winner in the DISCOVER Competition—the first stage of the Ocean Observing Prize.
A novel acoustic-based backscatter design offers an innovative scheme for underwater energy harvesting and data transmission.
An underwater internet of things monitoring the effects of climate change or sampling waters on distant planets
Underwater Backscatter Networking wins Best Paper Award at ACM SIGCOMM 2019
Submerged system uses the vibration of “piezoelectric” materials to generate power and send and receive data.
Nine MIT principal investigators will receive grants totaling over $1 million for research focused on global food and water challenges.
CAREER: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers the NSF's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty.
System uses RFID tags to home in on targets; could benefit robotic manufacturing, collaborative drones, and other applications.
News coverage of the RFIQ project
Fadel Adib talks to CBS about a project from the Signal Kinetics group that aims to democratize food quality and safety testing.
Fadel Adib is one of 25 recipients of the Office of Naval Research's 2019 Young Investigator Awards, and the only awardee from MIT.
MIT researchers have found a way to check many items instantly, non-invasively, and from a distance—using the RFID tags.
Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.
BBC: New tech lets submarines 'email' planesFox News: Submarine breakthrough: MIT develops wireless system to let subs communicate with pla…
Underwater sonar signals cause vibrations that can be decoded by an airborne receiver
Professor Fadel Adib has won the world's best dissertation award in wireless networks and mobile computing. His thesis showed how we can us…
IVN featured in the news
New technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications.Anne Trafton | MIT News Office Ju…
Fadel Adib, assistant professor in Signal Kinetics group at MIT Media Lab, is a recipient of Google’s 2018 Faculty Research Award. As part …
Fadel Adib reflects on the whirlwind first year of his group, Signal Kinetics.
Digital Trends on RFly: Drones that find missing objects using battery-free RFIDs.
The RFly system catalogues items instantly as the drones fly up and down aisles.
System could save retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records