Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT

September 8, 2021

MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.

Who can bend light for cheaper internet?

September 3, 2021

Wide Area Networks (WANs), the global backbones and workhorses of today’s internet that connect billions of computers over continents and oceans, are the foundation of modern online services.

New system cleans messy data tables automatically

May 21, 2021

With just 50 lines of code, the program spots and fixes likely errors.

A robot that can help you untangle your hair

May 7, 2021

Robotic arm equipped with a hairbrush helps with brushing tasks and could be an asset in assistive-care settings.

With a zap of light, system switches objects’ colors and patterns

May 7, 2021

A new system uses UV light projected onto objects coated with light-activated dye to alter the reflective properties of the dye, creating images in minutes. Image: courtesy of the

Undergraduates explore practical applications of artificial intelligence

May 7, 2021

SuperUROP scholars apply deep learning to improve accuracy of climate models, profitably match computers in the cloud with customers, and more.

MIT launches new data privacy-focused initiative

May 7, 2021

Future of Data, Trust, and Privacy initiative aims to address AI-driven analytics and changing attitudes about personal data.

Satyanarayan selected for NSF career award

April 22, 2020

Arvind Satyanarayan has been awarded the distinguished NSF career award for his project “Effective Interaction Design for Data Visualization.”

EECS Professor Jacob White named 2020 MacVicar Fellow

March 9, 2020

The long-time EECS faculty member (top right) is among four to receive MIT’s highest honor in undergraduate teaching.

Doing machine learning the right way’

March 9, 2020

Professor Aleksander Madry strives to build machine-learning models that are more reliable, understandable, and robust.