banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
An astronaut's ability to leverage the sense of touch is substantially reduced when wearing a protective, pressurized spacesuit. We imagi...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
We have significant expertise and motivation to bring problems from the clinic and society into the laboratory to develop novel bioengine...
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and ...
The Space Sustainability RatingNews Updates!The Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the Europe...
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket prop...
We introduce–aSpire–a clippable, mobile pneumatic-haptic device designed to help users regulate their breathing rate via subtle tactile f...
In recent years, there has been an increase in low-cost and open-source electronic and chemical sensors that hobbyists, concerned citizen...
We are leveraging current Wireless Sensor Network technology to develop an easily deployable, and inexpensive wireless sensor (LunarWSN) ...
Virtual and augmented reality headsets are unique as they have access to our facial area, an area that presents an excellent opportunity ...
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. ...
When materials sciences meet HCI and e-textiles, for custom sensors and actuatorsIn this project we explore the process of polymerization...
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring ...
There are currently UROP openings for this project. All the details available via the link: https://www.braini.io/j...
Human-computer interaction (HCI) has traditionally focused on designing and investigating interfaces that provide explicit visual, audito...
Can we build a battery-free underwater GPS? While underwater localization is a long-studied problem, we seek to bring it to ba...
We are presenting the WorkOut Sensor Node Assistant (WOSNA), a body sensor net composed of many tiny sensor nodes that can suck on the sk...
Overview: The outermost skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space....
Project Captivate have been designed to serve as an easy and reliable platform to measure physiology in the real world. We've des...
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu.&nb...
The environmental conditions of prolonged spaceflight pose significant psychological risks for astronauts. In particular, crews of future...
We present the design, implementation, and evaluation of 𝑈2𝐵, a technology that enables scalable ad ultra-low power ocean IoT. At t...
Recent advances in medications for neurodegenerative disorders are expanding opportunities for improving the debilitating symptoms suffer...
Improvements in ingestible electronics with the capacity to sense physiological and pathophysiological states have transformed the standa...
“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...
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will ensc...
Biological Carbon Pump (BCP), which refers to the transport of particulate organic carbon (POC) from the ocean’s surface to the bottom, d...
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...
We imagine equipping electronic skins with a sense of attention in order to operate more efficiently in resource constrained environment...
Did you know that submarines today still cannot wirelessly communicate with airplanes? For decades, communicating between underwater and ...
We study textiles and nets as a base form for growing infrastructure and allowing reconfigurable sensing on low gravity bodies (for insta...
Regenerative agriculture, or “carbon farming,” is the use of agricultural practices and crops that draw down excess atmospheric carbon th...
Tidmarsh is a 600-acre former cranberry farm near Plymouth, MA that has undergone a restoration to wetland. We have instrumented the site...
SensorNets: Towards Reconfigurable Multifunctional Fine-grained Soft and Stretchable Electronic Skins.SensorNets is a bio...
When we form memories, not everything that we perceive is noticed; not everything that we notice is remembered. Humans are excellent at ...
Two of the most important traits of environmental hazards today are their invisibility and the fact that they are experienced by communit...
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
An affective robotic ring which allows users to interact with multiple robots using finger gestures.- Runs on Robotic Operating System (R...
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...
Wearables are being widely researched for monitoring individual's health and wellbeing. Current generation wearable devices sense an indi...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
Moments is a prototype designed for users to save special moments and to experience those moments in the future. Firstly, a multi-se...
For decades, the International Space Station (ISS) has operated as a bastion of international cooperation and a unique testbed for microg...
Nearly all classes of wearable and implantable biomedical devices depend on battery power for continuous operation. However, the life spa...
Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...
Lensless imaging with compressive ultrafast sensingTraditional cameras require a lens and a mega-pixel sensor to capture images. The lens...
Living Observatory is an initiative for documenting and interpreting ecological change that will allow people, individually and collectiv...
The vision of pervasive computing is now mainstream. These connected devices permeate every aspect of our lives. Yet, we remain tethered ...
Doppelmarsh is a cross-reality sensor data browser built for experimenting with presence and multimodal sensory experiences. Built on evo...
The City Symphony project by the Opera of the Future group brings creative musical participation to everyone while encouraging collaborat...
Structurally, zero gravity means that we do not have to contend with architecture's greatest arch-nemesis, gravity. This opens up a new w...
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by a stream of dat...
TurboTrack is a 3D localization system for fine-grained robotic tasks, with unique capability to localize backscatter nodes with sub-cent...
Today’s health sensors (which monitor breathing, heartbeats, steps, etc.) require their users to wear them on their bodies. In contrast, ...
The esc-Pod (or Escape Pod) is an exploratory platform for researchers investigating moments of refuge within our bustling work liv...