banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...
Space Exploration Initiative
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Enhancing human physical capability
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
Looking beyond smart cities
“We have standard operating procedures for emergencies, and everyone knew what to do,” Dagdeviren says.
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Meeting up with holographic versions of distant colleagues is a great change from flat, boring video calls
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Website created as a rapid response to Covid-19 yields unexpected insights into what’s possible for reaching learners at a distance.
MIT students on a mission to tackle the education crisis created by Covid-19The US school system is struggling to support all of its stud...
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Designed for mass manufacture and rapid deployment, we are building an open hardware, reusable, sterilizable, modular, and filter-media a...
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
Read the FAQ that accompanies the op-ed by Kevin Esvelt and Carolyn P. Neuhaus, which answers questions about the research they're proposing
We don’t know, but the idea is hardly crazy—and if the answer is yes, we could save many lives long before a vaccine arrives
The Suggestion Box offers schools a toolkit for framing decisions in two simple sentences and using these sentences to involve teachers, ...
While text-editors (e.g. Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing exper...
The purpose of the studio is to design and launch new online learning programs for the Lab itself and the communities we work with.
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Designing for, with, and by nature
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
“Don’t touch your face” is seemingly simple advice. Since coronaviruses are stable for days on many surfaces, a person can get COVID-19 b...
Creating technology for social change
Neil Gaikwad from the Space Enabled research group is co-organizing the KDD Workshop on Humanitarian Mapping.
CabildoxLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin AmericaIn the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbate...
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Donald Trump and the coronavirus are all-consuming topics. What will happen to the rest of the world’s issues?
Regular disinfection of hands and frequently touched surfaces is a critical factor in preventing the spread of infectious diseases and di...
Grounded in science, #BeatTheVirus aims to raise awareness of the behaviors we all must adopt to collectively defeat COVID-19.T...
The Space Enabled research group at the MIT Media Lab is seeking participants for a paid study on the impacts of social distancing polici...
The startup Spatial uses an augmented reality platform to make people feel like they’re working side by side.
Jaleesa Trapp talks to Brittney Gallagher about how she works to create equitable spaces for STEM learning experiences.
Pandemic Response CoLab will help individuals and groups work together to solve practical problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. By l...
The Pandemic Supermind Activation brings together leaders in the biosciences and beyond, harnessing the power of ...
The research described here has been published on a preprint server but has not yet been peer-reviewed by scientific or medical experts.T...
Chatterjee, Pranam, et al. "Targeted Intracellular Degradation of SARS-CoV-2 RBD via Computationally-Optimized Peptide Fusions." bioRxiv (preprint) 2020.06.01.127829; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.01.127829
Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
Contact tracing, isolation, and testing are some of the most powerful public health interventions available, but they haven't been optimi...
COVID-19 has over only a few short months resulted in the deaths of >400,000 people worldwide (as of mid-June 2020) and has forced man...
A world in which thousands of people can construct and release autonomous biological agents is unlikely to flourishProfessor Kevin Esvelt...
“In a resilient economy, power and decision-making should be distributed among a diverse set of stakeholders."
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ...
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the need for PPE, a diverse team came together to produce the "Open Standard Respirator, Model 1"
Quartz at Work looks at ways that online meetings, with tools like those developed by certain spinoffs, can improve management decisions.
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
"Building the New Economy" envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data.
Bringing project-based work online in two very different contexts: a middle school robotics course and a university product design studio.
Joe Paradiso shares his experience running the Responsive Environments group, teaching classes, among other things during the Covid-19 era.
Alex Berke and Kent Larson, City Science group, MIT Media Lab (2020).