A faster way to preserve privacy online

December 7, 2022

New research enables users to search for information without revealing their queries, based on a method that is 30 times faster than comparable prior techniques.

New device can control light at unprecedented speeds

November 30, 2022

Researchers have developed a programmable optical device for high-speed beam steering.

The task of magnetic classification suddenly looks easier

November 30, 2022

MIT undergraduate researchers Helena Merker, Harry Heiberger, and Linh Nguyen, and PhD student Tongtong Liu, exploit machine-learning techniques to determine the magnetic structure of materials.

Solving brain dynamics gives rise to flexible machine-learning models

November 22, 2022

MIT CSAIL researchers solve a differential equation behind the interaction of two neurons through synapses to unlock a new type of speedy and efficient AI algorithm.

In a hail of confetti, the members of the MIT programming team stand on a large stage clutching trophies and plaques. Behind them, a huge screen displays the MIT team name.

A Satisfying Solve

November 21, 2022

Ending a 44-year drought, the MIT competitive programming team came in on top in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

November 14, 2022

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Jupneet Singh will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

In machine learning, synthetic data can offer real performance improvements

November 4, 2022

Models trained on synthetic data can be more accurate than other models in some cases, which could eliminate some privacy, copyright, and ethical concerns from using real data.

Louis Braida, hearing aid innovator and mentor, dies at 79

November 3, 2022

Louis Braida, the Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), died Sept. 2nd. He was 79. Braida was a

Sharing a single computer, Ziqian Zhong, MingYang Deng, and Anton Trygub work on their coding solution.

They’re going the distance: for MIT’s competitive programmers, North America is just the beginning.

November 2, 2022

When you think of computer programmers, you might picture a lone coder, sitting in a cubicle, bathed in flickering light. But you should picture a team: in MIT’s

In this conceptual painting, a computer responds with several different images in response to the prompt "A horse in a yellow flower field".

3 Questions: How AI image generators could help robots

October 28, 2022

Yilun Du, a PhD student and MIT CSAIL affiliate, discusses the potential applications of generative art beyond the explosion of images that put the web into creative hysterics.