banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
Biodiversity on planet Earth is under momentous threat, with extinction rates estimated between 100 and 1,000 times their pre-human level...
Vespers is a collection of masks exploring what it means to design (with) life. From the relic of the death mask to a contemporary living...
Novel technologies for additive manufacturing are enabling design and production at nature’s scale. We can seamlessly vary the physical p...
Raycounting is a method for generating customized light-shading constructions by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays ...
French for "single shell," Monocoque stands for a construction technique that supports structural load using an object's external skin. C...
Optically transparent and structurally sound, glass has played a significant role in the evolution of product and architectural design ac...
Ancient yet modern, enclosing yet invisible, glass was first created in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4,500 years ago. Precise recipes f...
Beast is an organic-like entity created synthetically by the incorporation of physical parameters into digital form-generation protocols....
Real World Data (RWD) and Real World Evidence (RWE) are playing an increasing role in healthcare decisions to support innovative use of E...
My research reduces dependence on specialized medical imaging devices, biological and chemical processes and creates new paradigms for us...
We have significant expertise and motivation to bring problems from the clinic and society into the laboratory to develop novel bioengine...
We are developing nano-devices using meta-materials that can non-invasively and remotely monitor and modulate our bio...
Electronics are ubiquitous in today’s world, with applications ranging from smart cities, health care, defense, economy, government, educ...
For understanding the brain structure, it is necessary to decipher the nanoscale organization of the biomolecular building blocks of the ...
Sensors, especially biosensors, are indispensable for modern society due to their wide applications in public healthcare, national and ho...
Nanoelectronics has the potential to enable radical tools for in-vivo interrogation of our biological systems in order to answer fundamen...
(Note: this project was previously referred to as ECHOS)Approximately 3.5 million people in the US have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), o...
An interactive platform to improve decision-making related to the revitalization of the Champs ÉlyséesCityScope Champs-Élysée is a ...
Maggie Coblentz is developing “The Interplanetary Cookbook”—a collection of speculative recipes, tools for eating, and sensory experience...
¿Qué nuevas interacciones en la narración y las interfaces espaciales podemos inventar y experimentar en torno a la forma del rostro huma...
LUI is a scalable, multimodal web-interface that uses a custom framework of nondiscrete, free-handed gestures and voice to control modula...
SensorNets: Towards Reconfigurable Multifunctional Fine-grained Soft and Stretchable Electronic Skins.SensorNets is a bio...
The Gamma Instrument is a small-format interactive device hovering between the realms of musical instrument and medical instrument. A cap...
A recent focus of our lab has been making use of Tangible Displays and Body Object Space to develop new assistive technologies. As a test...
Emotional arousal influences focus, attention, and decision-making, which are critical when driving. To help promote an optimal arousal l...
MIT City Science has developed an international network of cooperative City Science LabsWe are developing concepts and key technology tha...
CityScope Volpe is demonstrating most of the urban planning, analysis, and prediction features developed for the CityScope project. The s...
We are at the dawn of a mobility revolution, where autonomous vehicles will replace cars controlled by humans. We can imagine this develo...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
[Update 02/04/2020: This project has open positions for UROPs/visiting students or interns. One position focuses around electrical engine...
MIT City Science is working with HafenCity University to develop CityScope for the neighborhood of Rothenburgsort in Hamburg, Germany. Th...
Maggie Coblentz leads research and design on interplanetary gastronomy at the Space Exploration Initiative, where she is developing ...
Fermentation in Space: From the Microbiome to the Envirome This research highlights the many opportunities to bring our rich culture...
A multi-course tasting menu was flown on a zero gravity flight in August 2019. Five specially crafted dishes were consum...
A molecular gastronomy experiment was flown on a zero gravity flight in August 2019, using spherification techniques to create recipes in...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
Learning through Digital Play (LtDP) is a collaboration with the LEGO Foundation to explore how characteristics of learning through play—...
StoryBlocks aims to promote creative expression, literacy development, and social-emotional development through storytelling for children...
Developed as part of the Playful Words research project at the MIT Media Lab's Laboratory for Social Machines, Learning Loops aims to mak...
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the US and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, rang...
In the research realm of shape changing interfaces in human-computer interaction, a variety of pin-based shape display designs have been ...
How to Train Your Robot Companion is a curriculum for students in 5-8th grade to explore artificial intelligence and ethics. In this cour...
IAP 2020 applications are open!🔥This course is open to all MIT students🔥Online application: bit/ly/mitcoffee2Application Deadline: D...
Empathy is a core human skill. From early stages of our lives, being able to understand and behave with empathy is fundamental to our soc...
This study investigates the effect of preserving proprioceptive peripheral neuromuscular constructs (through AMI amputation) on central s...
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
This project aims to create a modular platform for exploring micro-kitchens that are culture specific. Cooking is a personal experience t...
This sonic rite consists of a listening session of the performance of the place, guided by the Para-Cantora, a sonic device that acts as ...
This initiative is for identifying cost-efficient and lightweight infrastructure systems for deployment in rapidly urbanizing areas.
Knitting is an established textile manufacturing technique that has been pervasive in the garment and technical fabrics manufacturing and...
The Green Book Project is a work-in-progress series of publications and interactive installations that reimagine the Negro Motorist Green...
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
As sea levels rise and habitats are systematically destroyed, analog species are undergoing extinction at an unprecedented rate. But arti...
This is a two-part project. One part is about reality. The other part is science fiction. Both are about mobile, blockchain, and cryptogr...
ScratchJr makes coding accessible to younger children (ages 5-7), enabling them to program their own interactive stories, games, and anim...
Hybrid Living Materials (HLMs) are formed by combining living and non-living components such that the resulting composite takes on the pr...
How might zero gravity space affect silk spinning, and what benefits might such material properties provide for digital fabrication and a...
We are working on communication interfaces for people with speech and language disorders, incorporating technologies like physiological s...
The City Science Lab@Guadalajara is a collaboration with the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), a network composed of 15 campuses within t...
Human activities, such as research, innovation and industry, concentrate disproportionately in large cities. The ten most innovative citi...
Shrinking problems in 3D printing Although a range of materials can now be fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques, these...
Biplanar fluoroscopy (BiFlo) enables three-dimensional bone kinematics analysis using x-ray videos and bone geometry from segmented CT. H...
Giving voice and information to objects and spaces around us.Objects in our lives are usually either digital or not; mostly a wall is jus...