banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Mekatilili is a learning initiative that provides a platform for African youth to enhance technical skills through creative learning...
Currently on view at the Museum of the City of New York in the exhibition "Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers," November 22 - Aug...
A significant number of college students suffer from mental health issues that impact their physical, social, and occu...
Staining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various tissue types and...
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a...
Temperature influences our perception and cognition both consciously and subconsciously. These effects are rooted in our bodily experienc...
Discreet Teeth Gestures for Mobile Device InteractionByte.it is a miniaturized, discreet interface that uses teeth gestures for hands-fre...
Exploring contextual multimodal cues as memory aids Objective We are exploring the potential of proximity-triggered contextual ...
Respite is a class project, tested only in a limited pilot study. We have learned about and experienced the subjective benefits of m...
InspirationEmpathy—our ability to feel someone's emotional state while preserving the knowledge about its personal origin—stands at the c...
The City Science Lab@Guadalajara is a collaboration with the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), a network composed of 15 campuses within t...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
Homes and offices are being filled with sensor networks to answer specific queries and solve pre-determined problems, but no comprehensiv...
The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
Knitting is an established textile manufacturing technique that has been pervasive in the garment and technical fabrics industry. In comp...
Maggie Coblentz leads research and design on interplanetary gastronomy at the Space Exploration Initiative, where she is developing ...
Maggie Coblentz is developing “The Interplanetary Cookbook”—a collection of speculative recipes, tools for eating, and sensory experience...
Programmable CRISPR enzymes are powerful and versatile tools for genome editing. They, however, require a specific protospacer adjacent m...
SCALE provides a framework for load data from distributed load-sensitive modules for exploring force-based interaction. Force conveys not...
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
(Note: this project was previously referred to as ECHOS)Over 1 million people in the U.S. are non- or minimally verbal (nv/mv), including...
Virtual CityScope Champs-Élysées is an interactive and immersive platform that explores the future of Paris’ most important street.
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
In this speculative project, we "flipped the script" on a widespread narrative regarding the use of algorithmic risk assessment for crimi...
This initiative is for identifying cost-efficient and lightweight infrastructure systems for deployment in rapidly urbanizing areas.
Sharing personal narratives is a fundamental aspect of human social behavior as it helps share our life experiences. We can tell stories ...
On-face wearables are currently limited to piercings, tattoos, or interactive makeup that aesthetically enhances the user, and ...
Agent-Based Modelling for water management: a study case of the Bac Hung Hai irrigation system in the Red River Delta, Vietnam.
Try Affective Network!Emotional contagion in online social networks has been of great interest over the past years. Previous studies have...
While text-editors (e.g., Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing expe...
Hybrid Living Materials (HLMs) are formed by combining living and non-living materials such that the resulting composites take on the fun...
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
Developed as part of the Playful Words research project at the MIT Media Lab's Laboratory for Social Machines, Learning Loops aims to mak...
Analyzing detailed data from SpeechBlocks to understand how kids engage with constructionist literacy learning technologies, with th...
StoryBlocks aims to promote creative expression, literacy development, and social-emotional development through storytelling for children...
Designed for mass manufacture and rapid deployment, we are building an open hardware, reusable, sterilizable, modular, and filter-media a...
HomeLAMP demonstrates the design and prototyping of a low-cost thermal processing unit for COVID-19 RT-LAMP testing and diagnostics entir...
An interactive platform to improve decision-making related to the revitalization of the Champs ÉlyséesCityScope Champs-Élysée is a ...
As global interest in deep space exploration rises, new mission architectures and new dwelling solutions must be sought for to accom...
Your social media. Your rules.Gobo is an experiment, not a startup. We’re building it to change the conversation on social media and imag...
Privacy-preserving auditing on distributed ledgerszkLedger is a project that combines techniques from modern cryptography to analyze priv...
Safe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enables jurisdictions and individuals to maximize privacy, while also ma...
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
How do you spot a DeepFake? How good are DeepFake videos? How well can ordinary people tell the difference between a video manipulated by...
We live in a world of personified conversational assistants (agents). We interact with these agents in our daily lives such as smart spea...
What anonymized geolocation data can tell us about the effectiveness of social distancingThe World Health Organization has officially dec...
The City Science group is collaborating on several projects in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the project pages linked...
In this work, we propose a novel fabrication method for 3D objects based on the principle of spooling. By wrapping off-the-shelf material...
Governments and researchers around the world are implementing digital contact tracing solutions to stem the spread of infectious disease,...
An affective robotic ring which allows users to interact with multiple robots using finger gestures.- Runs on Robotic Operating System (R...
College of Design and Innovation of Tongji University, Shanghai, and the MIT Media Lab's City Science group are co-developing a version o...
“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...
When materials sciences meet HCI and e-textiles, for custom sensors and actuatorsIn this project we explore the process of polymerization...
We present a work-in-progress wearable hand sanitizer that automatically dispenses and sprays alcohol to the wearer's hand and objects th...
Wearable Wisdom: An Intelligent Audio-Based System for Mediating Wisdom and AdviceHaving good mentors and role models is important for pe...
New generative AI technologies (such as the Generative Adversarial Network, or GAN) can allow us to imagine new species. Hidden within th...
SensorNets: Towards Reconfigurable Multifunctional Fine-grained Soft and Stretchable Electronic Skins.SensorNets is a bio...
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/Nanoelectronics has the potential to enable radi...
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/Sensors, especially biosensors, are indispensabl...
For more details and recent updates visit: https://web.mit.edu/deblina-sarkar/For understanding the brain structure, it is nec...
This strand of work seeks to develop new interventions to reduce the spread of information, and deploy those interventions towards a crow...
The Wanderers were unveiled as part of the exhibition: ‘The Sixth Element: Exploring the Natural Beauty of 3D Printing' on display ...