banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
RoboScope is a transformable, tangible-interface developed for the CityScope platform. This interface allows for on-demand, three-di...
As space agencies prepare for a new era of space exploration, and long duration missions to the Moon or Mars, they’ll need to address the...
Increasingly, devices designed with artificial intelligence (AI), such as robots or smart speakers, are entering people’s homes, workspac...
By Ken Nakagaki, Joanne Leong, Jordan L Tappa, Joao Wilbert, and Hiroshi IshiiOverviewProject HERMITS explores a way to greatly...
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and ...
RF-SCG is a new system that can capture seismocardiogram (SCG) recordings without requiring any contact with the human body. Such an...
Vida OverviewThe Space Enabled research group at the MIT Media Lab is leading a US-based team of innovators from East Carolina University...
The Space Sustainability RatingNews Updates!The Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the Europe...
Traditional additive manufacturing processes, especially those that make use of liquid resin as the feedstock, are constrained by the gra...
#ZoomADay was a year long project exploring the creation and use of synthetic characters and deep fakes for use in online telepresence an...
How the MIT Media Lab Learns, And How Everyone Else Can Learn This Way Too
A Handheld Device for Realtime Spatial Movement, Remote Control and Perspectival Orientation between Physical objects and Digital 3...
An application that drains your computer's resources at the rate of COVID-19 infections and deaths in your state. It exhausts your CPU po...
The Space Exploration Initiative charters an annual ZERO-G parabolic flight for 14-15 projects and 25 researchers across MIT Media Lab, s...
Therms-Up! is a DIY method of creating inflatables and prototyping interactive materials from wasted thermoplastic bags that easily found...
The Lifelong Kindergarten group is designing PicoPlay, a new mobile phone app that enables children around the world to create with code....
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
Following The Power of Without agenda, the City Science Group proposes the Informality Crowdsourced Database. This platfo...
Orbiting is a cooperation between artist Thom Kubli and Prof. Hiroshi Ishii, featuring the Tangible Media group. It is a novel approach t...
Nina does daily sketches on Twitter @ninasketches or at the website for her 2021 sketches , where you can see them in all their glory.You...
Colorchives represents a continuous and interweaving research thread by Nina Lutz.Color quantization is a long studied issue in computer ...
By Po-Hao ChiHow could microgravity/hypergravity shape our perceptual experience of listening with weightlessness? How can we seek to exp...
UN Habitat recognized in its Global Report on Human Settlements an effort to address informality with unconventional approaches, fo...
Following The Power of Without agenda, the City Science Group proposes the Technologies Toolkit. This research aims to translate th...
The goal of this project is to develop techniques to remove identifying information from wearable and phone data to protect patients’ pri...
One of the principal benefits of counterfactual explanations is allowing users to explore "what-if" scenarios through what does not and c...
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
It is known that prolonged exposure to micro and hyper-gravity induces various acute health risks, such as osteoporosis, skeletal muscle ...
The current system of scientific recognition and funding has significant bias towards work published in the top few percent of journ...
Appropriate and adaptive treatment plans are challenging in Parkinson’s disease for several reasons. parkinsAI models drug response...
FlowIO is the first fully-integrated and truly general-purpose, miniature pneumatics development platform for control, actuation, and sen...
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a...
The Miniature Optical Steered Antenna for Intersatellite Communications (MOSAIC)By Shreeyam KackerThe Miniature Optical Steered Ante...
By Nancy Valladares and Rae Yuping HsuThis project is an art performance that seeks to rethink imaginaries of multispecies surv...
Impenetrable darkness, extreme pressure, cold water, and disorienting equilibrium. Deep sea creatures live in a world that is closer to o...
Through the ages, artists, writers, and filmmakers have always been inspired by space. Artists’ visionary depictions of space as an envir...
Ever wish you could toss your folded up tent and have it self-assemble mid-air? Well...you can. In a zero gravity environment.Self ...
Living in space could have significant physical and mental impacts on astronauts. Wearables have the potential to play a critical role in...
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
By Rachel BellisleThe Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit (or “Skinsuit”) is an intravehicular activity suit for astronauts that has ...
By Somayajulu Dhulipala and Manwei ChanAs humanity explores deeper into space, long-duration missions will require horticulture activitie...
Novel Antenna-Based Controller for Musical ExpressionTune Field is a 3-dimensional tangible interface that combines and alters previously...
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket prop...
On Earth, morning, noon, and night have their own specific meanings. The feeling of a second or a minute passing by, the shortening of th...
Solid-state microfrabricated devices are in development to replace contemporary heavy mechanical components for use in spacecraft propell...
How did life originate? Nobody knows. Life might not even be native to our Earth - it might have come from asteroids or the interstellar ...
Life on Mars, if it exists, could have been transferred between Earth and Mars due to meteorite impacts. The Search for Extra-Terrestrial...
A proof of concept demonstration for a voxel-based reconfigurable space structure based on electromagnetically actuated picosatellites. I...
For more details and recent updates visit: https://web.mit.edu/deblina-sarkar/We are developing nano-devices using meta-m...
For more details and recent updates visit: https://web.mit.edu/deblina-sarkar/Electronics are ubiquitous in today’s world, wit...
For more details and recent updates visit: https://web.mit.edu/deblina-sarkar/Nanoelectronics has the potential to enable radi...
When imagining human life in space, how will we express our humanity and creativity in an alien environment? Can the art we make both ref...
Peoples' mindsets, meaning their beliefs about their own intellectual abilities, affect their effort and thereby their performance on tas...
We introduce–aSpire–a clippable, mobile pneumatic-haptic device designed to help users regulate their breathing rate via subtle tactile f...
Huertos Comunitarios Keyhole en Lomas del Centinela Keyhole Community Gardens in Lomas del Centinela
The Interplanetary Cookbook, developed by Maggie Coblentz, presents thought-provoking recipes and zero-g kitchenware for the future of li...
The Interplanetary Gastronomy research aims to address the unique challenges and opportunities associated with eating in...
Our body and mind relate in ways which are extraordinarily enigmatic and seemingly incomprehensible. Recent findings exemplify this by sh...
In recent years, there has been an increase in low-cost and open-source electronic and chemical sensors that hobbyists, concerned citizen...
In the Civic Media and Space Enabled groups, we are exploring new theoretical frameworks for design, and novel design education methodolo...
In this project we invite MIT students and students from other international universities to address the tensions between long-standing t...