learning + teaching
neural interfacing and control
banking and finance
natural language processing
internet of things
sports and fitness
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Looking beyond smart cities
Future Worlds | Design and action for the future we want to live in
Cultivating Creativity | Catalyzing a global movement enabling everyone to unlock
and unleash their individual and collective creativity
Space Exploration Initiative
Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Cultivating wisdom through evolutionary and ecological engineering
Connected Mind + Body | Revolutionizing the future of mental and physical wellbeing
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
This project is a collaboration between the MIT Media Lab and the San Diego Zoo to design and build interactive sonic enrichment systems fo…
The Joy Branch project explores different user interfaces to allow parrots to shape their sonic environment. Animal agency—contr…
Life with AI | Designing the future of smart systems to improve the human experience
Alum Rébecca Kleinberger discusses her work at the intersection of new technology, animal-computer interaction, and the sonic environment.
"The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week" dives into research by alum Rébecca Kleinberger showing that parrots seem to enjoy video chats.
City Sci-fi // Fall 2023 A City Science workshopFIRST CLASS: September 13th (WED) - 2pm, E15-359Instructors:&n…
One of the six research methods used by the Space Enabled research group is creating models of complex systems by drawing on techniques fro…
Aguahoja III expands the capabilities of a broad library of sustainable, organic 3D materials with generative patterns that countervail str…
More than 95% of the ocean has never been observed by humans, even though the ocean plays the largest role in the world's climate system, h…
Van-Atta Acoustic Backscatter (VAB) is the first technology for ultra-low-power underwater networking and communication, which can transmit…
Reid, Jack (2023). Using Earth Observation-Informed Modeling to Inform Sustainable Development Decision-Making (Doctoral dissertation). Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mayton, Brian, et al. "The networked sensory landscape: Capturing and experiencing ecological change across scales." PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 26.2 (2017): 182-209.
Emily Anthes reports on research by Media Lab alum Rébecca Kleinberger and colleagues showing that parrots enjoy videochatting.
The Signal Kinetics lab's underwater camera project was chosen as a research highlight in the current issue of Nature Electronics
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Designing for, with, and by nature
Neil Gaikwad, a PhD student in the Space Enabled research group, has been selected as one of the 2019 Facebook Fellows.
Living Observatory is an initiative for documenting and interpreting ecological change that will allow people, individually and collectivel…
Tidmarsh is a 600-acre former cranberry farm near Plymouth, MA that has undergone a restoration to wetland. We have instrumented the site w…
Neri Oxman, Abrima Erwiah, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst, Eileen Fisher, Karina Givargisoff addressed the issue at UN Women USA event.
Noah Wilson-Rich suggests that urban beekeeping might play a role in revitalizing both a city and a species.
Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving?
Often, we neglect to see the city as living, complex, and dynamic. However, shrouded by its masses of concrete and steel lie unique ecosyst…
In the Living Observatory installation at the Other Festival, we invite participants into a transductive encounter with a wetland environme…
The Intertidal Experimentation Workshop will take place September 29 and 30 (9am to 2pm) at the MIT Media Lab, open to students ages 8-14. …
Avery Normandin and Devora Najjar are on a mission to build literacy and appreciation for urban ecology.
EEEeb Spring 2019: Urban OceansMarch 24, April 7 and 21, May 19, June 2 To register, please visit this link.…
Researchers live-stream data in Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary with the hopes of better understanding wildlife restoration techniques.
What counts here—first and last—is not so-called knowledge of so-called facts, but vision—seeing. Seeing here implies Schauen [to see] (as …
Responsive Science is a way of conducting research that invites openness and community involvement from the earliest stages of each project…
The alewife, a type of river herring, wriggled against the current, a 10-inch streak that disappeared from view as it rounded a bend in the…
Leveraging the power of platforms, big data, and advanced analytics for species protection and the public good in a privacy-preserving, sca…