banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
point of care
PCB debugging can be tricky sometimes. Normally we should check which signal we want to measure in the schematic, switch to PCB layout to s…
We take as a starting point for our work the recent scholarship by Sasha Costanza-Chock, Design Justice, in which she described design jus…
Three-dimensional Digital Knitting of Intelligent Textile Sensor for Activity Recognition and Biomechanical MonitoringWe present an ...
Ancient textiles have played a major role in the social, economic, and religious structures of communities around the world. Iconic, indi...
The sense of smell is perhaps the most pervasive of all senses, but it is also one of the least understood and least exploited in HCI. We...
3 Voices is an artistic research project that looks beyond conventional approaches of listening to music, and instead probes at the deepe...
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will ensc...
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...
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and ...
Two Mobility Futures 0∞ is a research project that encompasses storytelling, a democratic decision making platform, a city model, and an ...
by Ken Nakagaki, Jordan L Tappa, Yi Zheng*, Joanne Leong, Jack Forman, Sven Koenig*, and Hiroshi Ishii*Collaborators at the Uni...
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a...
Patchbots are sheet-form robots that are programmable on-the-fly by direct manipulation through bodily movements. The integrate...
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
Photorythms: a computational art-based inquiry of portrait photographyPhotorythms investigates whether computational methods such as faci...
Our body and mind relate in ways which are extraordinarily enigmatic and seemingly incomprehensible. Recent findings exemplify this by sh...
Research MotivationCan we become more socially connected with one another through the facilitation of a socially embodied agent? What typ...
City Science researchers are engaging in an exploratory process to understand, develop, and model a platform with a focus on the 15-minut...
Drawing++ Workshop: using drawing as a means of understanding computationIn this workshop participants explore computational concept...
🚨Applications to the 2022 Co-Design Experience are now closed🚨OverviewThe development of technology in rural environments in Colombia is...
OverviewDefeXtiles are thin, flexible textiles of many materials that can quickly be printed into a variety of 3D forms using an inexpens...
Aguahoja II builds upon the platform technology of its predecessor, enabling large-scale multi-material 3D printing with abundant, organi...
Aguahoja III expands the capabilities of a broad library of sustainable, organic 3D materials with generative patterns that countervail s...
Using OmniFiber technology, we fabricated a type of undergarment that singers can wear to monitor and play back the movement of respirato...
A Counting is a series of vocal and gestural portraits of the linguistic and ethnic diversity in US cities. Currently, it features counts...
Our traditional manufacturing, fabrication, and electronics have been centered around synthetic and completely artificial techniques. Com...
Following The Power of Without agenda, the City Science Group proposes the Technologies Toolkit. This research aims to translate th...
🚨Application to the 2022 Co-Design Experience here bit.ly/codesign2022 🚨Historically, the term technology transfer has been ass...
🚨Application to the 2022 Co-Design Experience here bit.ly/codesign2022 🚨In the Civic Media and Space Enabled groups, we are exp...
An exploration of how advances in deep learning and generative models can be used to help us synthesize our ideas.
The Power of WITHOUT is a research theme in the City Science group. The theme proposes that heavy infrastructure solutions are not financ...
We are working to build technology that interfaces with the sleeping mind. As the dreamer descends into sleep, we track different sl...
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...
OmniFiber is a reconfigurable fiber technology for movement-based interactions based on thin fluidic fiber actuators with closed-loop str...
A lightweight research platform to develop autonomous technology Designed to transform bicycle-sharing systems into an on-demand mob...
Focus groups are a core methodology in audience research for bringing people together to discuss an issue of concern; however, it has bee...
How might we collect rich and complex data from community dialogues, analyze and make sense of that data? How might we design output...
Overview: The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space....
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Project Captivate have been designed to serve as an easy and reliable platform to measure physiology in the real world. We've des...
Academic research groups, especially the ones directed by new junior faculty, are under pressure to produce high-quality work timely whil...
In 2015, the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), Jan Wörner, introduced the concept of the “Moon Village.” Inspired by t...
By Hila Mor, Yu Tianyu, Ken Nakagaki, Benjamin Harvey Miller, Yichen Jia, Hiroshi IshiiThe Venous Materials project envisions a new way t...
Novel Antenna-Based Controller for Musical ExpressionTune Field is a 3-dimensional tangible interface that combines and alters previously...
E-maki is a collection of ancient, painted scrolls accompanied by a cross-reality app that give contextual information and interactive ex...
The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
Recent advancements in orthopedic implants have made way for a new generation of bionic limbs that attach directly to the skeleton. Lever...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
The Interplanetary Gastronomy research aims to address the unique challenges and opportunities associated with eating in...
Following The Power of Without agenda, the City Science group proposes the Informality Crowdsourced Database. This platfor...
We are leveraging current Wireless Sensor Network technology to develop an easily deployable, and inexpensive wireless sensor (LunarWSN) ...
Our journeys off-world have taught us just as much about humanity as the harsh environment of space. For the past 20 years, we have had a...
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 ...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
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...
Therms-Up! is a DIY method of creating inflatables and prototyping interactive materials from wasted thermoplastic bags that easily found...
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
We introduce–aSpire–a clippable, mobile pneumatic-haptic device designed to help users regulate their breathing rate via subtle tactile f...
The Interplanetary Cookbook, developed by Maggie Coblentz, presents thought-provoking recipes and zero-g kitchenware for the future of li...
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
AbstractDevices that facilitate nonverbal communication typically require high computational loads or have rigid and bulky form factors&n...
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
The Lut Desert of Iran is one of the most similar regions to Mars. Close to that area, there are vernacular adobe architectures that are ...
Voice-user interfaces (VUIs), such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, are increasingly becoming present in domestic environments. ...
When materials sciences meet HCI and e-textiles, for custom sensors and actuatorsIn this project we explore the process of polymerization...
A multi-course tasting menu was flown on a zero gravity flight in August 2019. Five specially crafted dishes were consum...
Human-computer interaction (HCI) has traditionally focused on designing and investigating interfaces that provide explicit visual, audito...
Analyzing detailed data from SpeechBlocks to understand how kids engage with constructionist literacy learning technologies, with th...
We envision that a close-to-nose interface could be used as a complementary or alternative wearable method to nasal cannulas or mask...