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The headshots of all six MIT-related Fellows for ACM 2022.

Six With Ties to MIT Honored as ACM Fellows

January 27, 2023

Six distinguished scientists with ties to MIT were recognized “for significant contributions in areas including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, and recommender systems among many other areas.”

Top row, left to right: Alfred Spector, Jeannette Wing Bottom row, left to right: Chris Wiggins, Peter Norvig

Big Data, Bigger Ideas: the four coauthors of “Data Science In Context” share their perspectives on a growing field.

December 13, 2022

As the pioneers of a developing field, data scientists often have to deal with a frustratingly slippery question: what is data science, precisely, and what is it good

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.

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.

Expanding the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab’s network of neurons

October 27, 2022

On October 6, nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs, primarily from MIT, attended the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab’s networking event. The goal was to connect young

A collage of professional headshots includes Phillip Isola, Will Oliver, Costis Daskalakis, Manish Raghavan, Stefanie Mueller, Martin Wainwright, Muriel Médard, Martha Gray, Polina Golland, and David Perreault.

Recent chair announcements within EECS

October 25, 2022

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently announced the following crop of chair appointments, all effective July 1, 2022. Karl Berggren has been named the

Clockwise from top left: MIT NIH New Innovator Award winners Lindsay Case, Siniša Hrvatin, Caroline Uhler, and Deblina Sarkar.

Four from MIT receive NIH New Innovator Awards for 2022

October 6, 2022

Awards support high-risk, high-impact research from early-career investigators.

Learning on the edge

October 6, 2022

A new technique enables AI models to continually learn from new data on intelligent edge devices like smartphones and sensors, reducing energy costs and privacy risks.

Aleksander Madry, Asu Ozdaglar, and Luis Videgaray, co-chairs of the AI Policy Forum, discuss key issues facing the AI policy landscape today.

September 23, 2022

The AI Policy Forum (AIPF) is an initiative of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing to move the global conversation about the impact of artificial intelligence from principles to practical