Photo by Edi Libedinsky on Unsplash
Photo by Edi Libedinsky on Unsplash
by Sarah Beckmann
Sept. 2, 2021
View recent awards and recognitions received by members of the Media Lab community in the modules below.
The honorary doctorate will be awarded on Friday 23 September 2022 during the Open University's dies natalis celebrations.
The aerospace engineer and director of the MIT Media Lab received an honorary degree from Dartmouth during commencement 2022.
The competition was co-hosted by MIT School of Engineering + the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, alongside Northpond Ventures.
On May 2, 2022, Hugh Herr (head of the Biomechatronics research group) will be honored at the 10th Genius Gala.
He was recognized for his innovative contributions to wireless sensing and for networking advances in challenging environments.
This award recognizes individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology.
"Augmented" is a Nova PBS documentary episode that premiers Wednesday, 2/23, featuring Biomechatronics group head Hugh Herr.
Ishii gave his award lecture "Evolving Visions" at the International Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction virtually on February 11, 2022.
Alongside her other roles, Breazeal will focus on the future of digital technologies + their applications in education at MIT Open Learning.
Fellowship program honors ACM members whose specific accomplishments drive innovation and make broader advances possible.
DCI director Neha Narula has been honored with the Alumni Trailblazers Award this year.
Deblina Sarkar is recognized as one of the eight scientists leading next generation research by United For Medical Research.
Congratulations to Labbers Hiroshi Ishii and Nataliya Kosmyna on receiving these grants from the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT).
The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation.
Congratulations to Media Lab professor Cynthia Breazeal on her joint appointment as senior associate dean of MIT Open Learning.
The LEGO Prize is presented to individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of children.
Under Dr. Wood's leadership, the program will move forward with the NASA Astrobee robotic system as its new in-space robotic platform.
The awards will support Dagdeviren's research in the emerging field of widely deployed biosensing tools.
iCANX is a global innovation center aiming to disseminate cutting-edge technological innovation, and tap and train top innovative talents.
Each new fellow continues to enhance the ISC’s focus on enabling the growth of resilient space commerce in the post-Covid world.
The award is given to a member of the electronic imaging community who has made significant and substantial contributions to the field.
These awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in the field.
Danielle Wood joins Bloomberg New Economy Catalysts: a global community of public and private sector innovators and entrepreneurs.
The Commission's members are drawn from government, research and academia, civil society, public service, and private industry.
Cynthia Breazeal has been chosen as one of two recipients of this award for the paper, "Emotion and Sociable Humanoid Robots."
Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard and alum Fernanda Viégas are elected to the SIGCHI Academy as part of the 2021 SIGCHI Awards.
Congratulations to Signal Kinetics group head Fadel Adib, who has received a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Computer Science.
Conformable Decoders head Canan Dagdeviren is one of the Inverse Future 50—"a group of 50 people who will be forces of good in the 2020s.”
Rosalind W. Picard pioneered the field of Affective Computing at the Media Lab.
This award is given out annually by the MIT Graduate Student Council and presented at the Awards Convocation ceremony.
In just three semesters, we have done a lot, and I cannot wait to experience our progress in Spring 2019 and beyond.
MAS professor recognized for a career of contributions to human-computer interaction.
Congratulations to Ali Shtarbanov and Irmandy Wicaksono!
For the paper "Escape!Bot: Social Robots as Creative Problem-Solving Partners."
Two projects led by Irmandy Wicaksono of the Responsive Environments group, with collaborators, have been honored as finalists.
Namaph, a project by City Science PhD candidate Yasushi Sakai + collaborators, received a 2022 WIRED Japan Common Ground Challenge Award
Sponsored by the US Department of State, the Fulbright US Student Program offers grants in over 150 countries.
Wicaksono researches and invents electronic textiles and garments with a wide range of applications.
The Outstanding UROP Student Awards recognize students who have made outstanding contributions as undergraduate researchers.
I’d like to continue to make these connections, between traditional practices in my country and the things I’ve learned abroad.
The Unsung Hero Award from the Office of Graduate Education recognizes students who have shown commitment and passion for the community.
Du's research focuses on conformable piezoelectric electronics for women’s healthcare monitoring.
Award recipients are selected based on their academic achievements and dedication to their graduate research works.
The award honors his paper “Federated learning over wireless fading channels."
Congratulations to project team researchers Irmandy Wicaksono, Don Derek Haddad, and collaborator Loni Landon!
The SLAS Innovation Award is a $10,000 cash prize recognizing the work behind one exceptional podium presentation.
Noah Jones has been named a finalist for the 2022 Meta PhD Research Fellowship in the Computational Social Science category.
The International Design Awards (IDA) recognizes and celebrates smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design worldwide.
Congrats to Praneeth Vepakomma on receiving a 2022 Meta PhD Research Fellowship in the Applied Statistics category.
The project won first place and the Audience Choice Award in the SEPTA for All: Augmenting Transit with Augmented Reality competition.
Developed in collaboration with dancer Loni Landon, Tapis Magique is a pressure-sensitive, knitted electronic textile carpet.
His work will focus on refining Ethical Computing Protocol as a tool and resource for researchers and practitioners.
FG is the premier international forum for research in image and video-based face, gesture, and body movement recognition.
FlowIO is a project led by Responsive Environments PhD student Ali Shtarbanov that redesigns the role of pneumatics in soft robotics.
“Growing together, remaining apart: The role of digital technology in former guerrilla fighters’ social capital."
Nine Graduate Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC) Scholars have been chosen by MIT Schwarzman College of Computing.
Named Human Rights & Technology Fellow by MIT Center for International Studies, and a Rising Star by UChicago Center for Data & Computing.
Safinah Ali, a PhD student in the Personal Robots group, is among the recipients of the Microsoft PhD Fellowship for 2022.
A research team including Fluid Interfaces group members Nataliya Kosmyna and Pattie Maes received the Best Poster Award at IEEE BSN 2021.
Tree Clocks was selected as the winning project at the Code Cypher hosted by MIT CAST.
"FlowIO represents a brilliantly thought-out system for creating pneumatic prototypes."
The competition, now in its tenth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
For the paper, “Long-Term Co-Design Guidelines: Empowering Older Adults as Co-Designers of Social Robots"
The Fellowships are aimed at helping students from underrepresented backgrounds establish careers in robotics, engineering, computer science
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Core77 Design Awards!
For the paper titled: Dynamic Urban Planning: An Agent-based model Coupling Mobility Mode and Housing Choice. Use Case Kendall Square.
These awards recognize students who have made outstanding contributions as undergraduate researchers.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE).
Ufuoma Ovienmhada received two MIT RISE Awards this spring for her "work with diversity, inclusion and social justice on and off campus."
Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
Shtarbanov won with his project "FlowIO Development Platform—the Pneumatic 'Raspberry Pi' for Soft Robotics."
The RISE LBGTQ+ Pride Award recognizes staff and students who have made significant contributions to creating an inclusive community.
The Fellowship program provides awards to PhD candidates conducting research on important topics across computer science and engineering.
The project has won a bronze award under the Personal Technology: Design Enhancements category of the 2021 Edison Best New Product Awards.