banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
[Update 09/12/2019: This project has two open positions for UROPs/visiting students or interns. One position focuses around electrical en...
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
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...
Sleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a third of our ...
Habit change is the future of health care, self-care, and self-change. GoalsCreate an evidence-based and context-aware platform for ...
A wearable olfactory display that monitors cardio-respiratory information with the aspiration to support mental wellbeing.BioEssence is a...
Several research projects have recently explored the use of physiological sensors such as electroencephalography (EEG - brain activity) o...
Opioid therapy is the cornerstone of management of pain in the ICU. However, opioids present numerous side effects and are highly addicti...
The Huggable is a new type of robotic companion for health care, education, and social communication applications. The Huggable is much m...
This project aims to improve the prediction accuracy of wellbeing (stress, mood, and health levels) using temporal machine learning model...
The SNAPSHOT study seeks to measure Sleep, Networks, Affect, Performance, Stress, and Health using Objective Techniques. It is an NIH-fun...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
The Guardians project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile game platforms to create greater engagement with individ...
Lab on Body, Synthetic Biology, and Bio-Digital Systems for Health and Human Enhancement
The diagnosis and tracking of mood disorders still rely on clinical assessments, originating more than 50 years ago, of self-reported dep...
A Case for Breastfeeding InnovationBreastfeeding saves lives.If women globally were able to meet the WHO's public health goal to exclusiv...
Climate change is going to alter the environments that we depend on in myriad ways. We're using data to identify and quantify these poten...
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
The relationship between breathing and self-reported stress is bidirectional. Respiration pattern is an indicator of stress, but it can a...
We introduce SkinBot: a lightweight robot that moves over the skin's surface with a two-legged suction-based locomotion mechanism and cap...
HeartBit is an interface designed for haptic heart rate biofeedback. A handheld heart beats alongside your own, mirroring the size, weigh...
Peoples' mindsets, meaning their beliefs about their own intellectual abilities, affect their effort and thereby their performance on tas...
LeakyPhones is a public/private headset that was designed to encourage face-to-face interactions, curiosity, and healthier ...
We have developed a wireless system that leverages the inexpensive RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potent...
This project seeks to examine the effects of altered gravity on an individual’s physiology during parabolic flight. Specifically, we will...
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
The project aims to investigate the relationships between emotion, wellbeing, skin, and skincare cosmetics. In our first study, we m...
Unlike traditional randomized controlled trials that generalize relationships in large groups of people, single-case experiments seek to ...
In collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are conducting a clinical trial exploring objective methods for assessing depres...