banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
We live in a world of personified conversational assistants (agents). We interact with these agents in our daily lives such as smart spea...
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
Looking beyond smart cities
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Humanity is facing thorny problems on all fronts. These folks are working to solve them—and trying to avoid the unintended consequences.
Sleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a third of our ...
Habit change is the future of health care, self-care, and self-change. GoalsCreate an evidence-based and context-aware platform for ...
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
Paper Dreams explores how human creativity can be supported by artificial intelligence.Prior research on AI and creativity has primarily ...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
Machine learning model outperforms human judgementOur computational trust model is capable of predicting—above human accuracy—the degree ...
Emotion recognition modeled as a goal-directed process!
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
Alicia Lakey receives the Ewing Amputation procedure developed by the Biomechatronics group and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Women are more likely to report multiple symptoms, and "the majority of women present just like men."
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
A new curriculum that helps children understand how algorithms are designed will keep them safe and motivate them to help shape the future.
Enhancing human physical capability
Creating technology for social change
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients.
Opioid therapy is the cornerstone of management of pain in the ICU. However, opioids present numerous side effects and are highly addicti...
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
The OpenAg™ Food Server is a shipping container-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology that can be built to utilize hydropo...
The aim of this project is to create an open source digital library with open data sets that cross link phenotypic response in plant...
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Transforming data into knowledge
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
Deep Angel is an artificial intelligence that erases objects from photographs. The algorithm is hosted on http://deepangel.media.mit...
Blakeley Payne and Cynthia Breazeal discuss Blakeley’s open source AI curriculum for middle school students.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Your social media. Your rules.Gobo is an experiment, not a startup. We’re building it to change the conversation on social media and imag...
Our published research findings listed below share key examples for reducing dependence on specialized medical devices, biological &...
Aman Rana, Yauney G, Lowe A, Shah P. IEEE Xplore, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (2018) (Conference acceptance rate: 14%). DOI: 10.1109/ICMLA.2018.00133
We have described validation of novel machine learning architectures for designing faster, safer, and more efficacious digital medicines ...
Dr. Shah was an invited speaker and a contributor at The National Cancer Policy Forum developed workshop series at the The National Acade...
Technical summary: Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data ...
"Loops" combines the work of the Lab's Synthetic Characters group, Merce Cunningham, and digital artists Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar. ...
Marc Downie, Paul Kaiser, and Shelley Eshkar collaborated on Loops, an exploration of Merce Cunningham's life and work.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
An exhibition at the Barbican in London features work from OpenAg, the Mediated Matter group, Joy Buolamwini, and more.
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
Nataliya Kos’myna is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the MIT Media Lab, helping MITili evaluate the real-time biofeedback of learners
The Media Lab and IEEE-SA have announced the creation of the Global Council on Extended Intelligence (CXI).
Cristina Quinn shares what she learned in a visit to the AI + Ethics summer camp run by Personal Robots group student Blakeley Payne.
In the new study, PhD candidate Daniel Lopez-Martinez of MIT and colleagues used data from more than 40,000 hospitalizations
The Humanizing AI in Law (HAL) project aims to build the technical and legal foundations necessary to establish a due-pro...
Pretrial risk assessments draw from “deeply flawed data" generated from arrest and conviction records, say researchers.
By Chelsea Barabas, Karthik Dinakar and Colin Doyle
New Harvard-MIT deep reinforcement learning algorithm optimizes pain management.
When we form memories, not everything that we perceive is noticed; not everything that we notice is remembered. Humans are excellent at ...
As we move towards an increasingly IoT-enabled ecosystem, we find that it is easier than ever before to capture vast amounts of audio dat...
Tod Machover and Charles Holbrow discuss how they're building the tools and platforms for a culture of living music
Songs released on music streaming services are static, never changing after their initial release. Evolving Media proposes a content...
www.ajlunited.orgAn unseen force is rising—helping to determine who is hired, granted a loan, or even how long someone spends in prison. ...
Joy Buolamwini has been selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”
An affective robotic ring which allows users to interact with multiple robots using finger gestures.- Runs on Robotic Operating System (R...