Director: Rosalind W. Picard
Advancing wellbeing using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion.
Director: Hugh Herr
Enhancing human physical capability.
Director: Ramesh Raskar
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection.
Center for Bits and Atoms
Director: Neil A. Gershenfeld
Turning information into things, and things into information.
Director: Kent Larson
Enabling dynamic, evolving places that respond to the complexities of life.
Director: Ethan Zuckerman
Creating technology for social change.
Director: Cesar A. Hidalgo
Transforming data into knowledge.
Director: Canan Dagdeviren
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy.
Director: Hiromi Ozaki
Sparking imagination and discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of new technologies through design and storytelling.
Director: Pattie Maes
Integrating digital interfaces more naturally into our physical lives, enabling insight, inspiration, and interpersonal connections.
Director: Alex 'Sandy' Pentland
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion.
Director: Mitchel Resnick
Engaging people in creative learning experiences.
Director: Chris Schmandt
Enhancing mobile life through improved user interactions.
Director: Neri Oxman
How digital and fabrication technologies mediate between matter and environment to radically transform the design and construction of objects, buildings, and systems.
Director: Joseph M. Jacobson
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts.
Director: V. Michael Bove
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies.
Opera of the Future
Director: Tod Machover
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation.
Director: Cynthia Breazeal
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better.
Director: Joseph A. Paradiso
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks.
Director: Iyad Rahwan
Reimagining the way society organizes, cooperates, and governs itself
Director: Kevin Esvelt
Exploring evolutionary and ecological engineering.
Director: Fadel Adib
Inventing technologies that extend human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
Director: Deb Roy
Designing media technologies for social engagement and change.
Director: Edward Boyden
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations.
Director: Hiroshi Ishii
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation.
Director: Andrew Lippman
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness.