Dexterous robotic hands manipulate thousands of objects with ease
Model-free framework reorients over 2,000 diverse objects with a hand facing both upward and downward, in a step toward more human-like manipulation.
Theoretical breakthrough could boost data storage
New work on linear-probing hash tables from MIT CSAIL could lead to more efficient data storage and retrieval in computers.
Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT
MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.
Balakrishnan receives 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from SIGCOMM
MIT EECS professor and CSAIL principal investigator Hari Balakrishnan has received the annual SIGCOMM Lifetime Achievement Award, for his contributions to mobile and wireless systems, resilient networks, and…
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today an investment of $220 million to establish 11 artificial intelligence (AI) institutes, each receiving $20 million over five years. One of these,…
Q&A: Vivienne Sze on crossing the hardware-software divide for efficient artificial intelligence
Associate professor Vivienne Sze is bringing artificial intelligence applications to smartphones and tiny robots by co-designing energy-efficient hardware and software. Image: Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering Not so long…
From left to right: Ryan Williams, William Oliver, and Aleksander Madry The Department of EECS has awarded three Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships (FRIFs) to Professor Aleksander Madry, Associate…