learning + teaching
banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
Enhancing human physical capability
Q+A sessions on two research projects with contributors from MIT and the Media Lab will be livestreamed from the ISS on May 26 and May 28.
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Scratch Mondays is an initiative to share the Scratch Day spirit to schools in Brazil. After having a big Scratch Day event in 2018 i…
2023 Burning Man Arts"Once upon a time, in the heart of the Black Rock City desert, a knitted shade structure seamlessly melded ancient an…
Designing Systems for Cognitive Support
The Axiom Mission 2 launch will carry a variety of research from the MIT Media Lab to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 21, 2023
Space Exploration Initiative
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Supported by the Space Exploration Initiative, the student-run HUMANS project aims to increase global representation in space.
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Invent new tangible and embodied interactions that inspire and engage people
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
People and intelligent machines in a creative, symbiotic loop
Ruihan Zhang, a student in the Molecular Machines group, was lead organizer of this event in collaboration with MIT Film Makers Association
A Distance Learning Model for Global Laboratory-Based Synthetic Biology Education Synthetic Biology ( SynBio) tools hold the…
Looking beyond smart cities
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
A Counting is an ongoing series of software-generated live-streamed sound and video works composed of an evolving neverending count fr…
Freedom Radio (in development) is an ongoing participatory artwork collecting multilingual thoughts and expressions of freedom across natio…
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
Meet the MIT Morningside Academy for Design’s inaugural fellows, including Pedro Reynolds-Cuéllar and Francesca Riccio-Ackerman.
Deb Roy, director of the MIT Center for Constructive Communication, discusses his research and how technology can be used for social good.
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Creating technology for social change
Ancient textiles have played a major role in the social, economic, and religious structures of communities around the world. Iconic, indige…
ArtBoat is a tool for communities to make collaborative light paintings in public spaces and reimagine the future of their cities. &n…
As we know from our ‘maker’ classes and workshops, different capabilities and approaches can yield remarkable projects. Let’s facilitate a …
Thousands of children participate in MIT-developed artificial intelligence curriculum.
By Rachel Bellisle
David Sun Kong speaks with NEO.LIFE about science, activism, and how biotechnology can empower ordinary people.
Faculty leaders highlight innovations that can close longstanding knowledge gaps and reimagine how the world responds to the climate crisis.
A revolutionary new piece of civic infrastructure for more inclusive public input.Real Talk for Change is a collaboration between MIT’s Cen…
A database of community conversations in various Boston neighborhoods launches publicly on Monday.
Annual MLK celebration at MIT features call to confront America’s history of racism in order to move forward.
Deb Roy talks to McKinsey about the many ways audience, voice, and medium combine to create compelling stories.
Can machines make us better citizens and conversationalists? Deb Roy thinks so.
The MIT spinout has been releasing iconic video games for more than 25 years.
Graduate student Lucy Du designs novel prosthetics and seeks to inspire others to pursue engineering.
Tech titans and upstarts alike are working to deepen our relationships with their robots.
Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland speaks during a TEDxMIT event about how distributed data technologies can help community social structures.
Artificial intelligence is top-of-mind as Governor Baker, President Reif encourage students to “see yourself in STEM.”
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely while …
Research finds Covid-19-related lockdowns led to a marked reduction in walking in lower-income areas of major metropolises.
Co-founded by alum Srishti Sethi, Unstructured Studio provides free and low-cost creative learning opportunities to students in India.
In this podcast episode, Ceasar McDowell talks about designing better, more equitable public conversations.
Ariel Ekblaw spoke at the Chautauqua Institution about her novel space architecture ideas and a call for more dialogue on space ethics.
How data from Access MIT informs flexible, sustainable commutes as staff returns to campus.
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will genera…
Ekene Ijeoma talks about his artistic influences and new editions of his latest projects, including A Counting and Freedom Radio.
Kent Larson considers the societal stressors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and those that the world will face post-pandemic.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
How Canan Dagdeviren helped her students and members of the Conformable Decoders group adjust to working remotely
MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers, …
As of August 2020, Ring has active partnerships with over 1400 law enforcement agencies across the US. These partnerships allow law enforce…
Berke A., Nawyn J., Lengeling T.S., Larson K. (2020) Urban Mobility Swarms: A Scalable Implementation. In: Arai K., Kapoor S., Bhatia R. (eds) Intelligent Computing. SAI 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1229. Springer, Cham
Director's fellow Jaylen Brown and Labber David Kong on Jaylen's educational journey and their new learning and leadership initiative.
Like too many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the aerospace sector in the US is populated mainly by white people.