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
The City Science Lab@Guadalajara is a collaboration with the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), a network composed of 15 campuses within the…
Rico, A., Larson, K. & Gamboa, M. Sensor platform for assessment of water usage patterns in informal settlements. Sci Rep 13, 18958 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-46236-3
A distributed sensing system for managing water resources in informal communities.
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
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
Connected Mind + Body | Revolutionizing the future of mental and physical wellbeing
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financia…
Life with AI | Designing the future of smart systems to improve the human experience
Katija, K., Orenstein, E., Schlining, B. et al. FathomNet: A global image database for enabling artificial intelligence in the ocean. Sci Rep 12, 15914 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-19939-2
The device could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change.
Faculty leaders highlight innovations that can close longstanding knowledge gaps and reimagine how the world responds to the climate crisis.
MIT scientists hope to deploy a fleet of drones to get a better sense of how much carbon the ocean is absorbing, + how much more it can take
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring an…
Signal Kinetics head Fadel Adib and other junior faculty members talk about the ways the J-WAFS’ seed grant program has catalyzed their work
Can we build a battery-free underwater GPS? While underwater localization is a long-studied problem, we seek to bring it to batt…
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB relie…
To oceanographer Katy Croff Bell, the seas’ uncharted depths are full of opportunities to engage women and people of color in science.
New approach could spark an era of battery-free ocean exploration, with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
We present the design, implementation, and evaluation of 𝑈2𝐵, a technology that enables scalable ad ultra-low power ocean IoT. At the…
A new device extracts energy from ambient noise
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk of…
A novel acoustic-based backscatter design offers an innovative scheme for underwater energy harvesting and data transmission.
Ufuoma Ovienmhada discusses her work using satellite data to help manage invasive water hyacinth in Benin.
An underwater internet of things monitoring the effects of climate change or sampling waters on distant planets
Submerged system uses the vibration of “piezoelectric” materials to generate power and send and receive data.