Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)


Using data to write songs for progress

May 25, 2023

Senior Ananya Gurumurthy adds her musical talents to her math and computer science studies to advocate using data for social change.

Open-source platform simulates wildlife for soft robotics designers

May 5, 2023

SoftZoo is a soft robot co-design platform that can test optimal shapes and sizes for robotic performance in different environments.

Ghobadi named ACM-W Rising Star

May 1, 2023

Ghobadi’s current research interests are centered on building efficient network infrastructures that optimize resource use, energy consumption, and high availability.

Drones navigate unseen environments with liquid neural networks

April 28, 2023

MIT researchers exhibit a new advancement in autonomous drone navigation, using brain-inspired liquid neural networks that excel in out-of-distribution scenarios.

Indyk elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 20, 2023

The MIT professor focuses on efficient, sublinear, and streaming algorithms, with innovative research addressing issues in large data and high-dimensional geometry, which relates to the geometry of spaces with more than three dimensions.

Ellen Roche and Justin Solomon named Edgerton Award winners

April 19, 2023

The award recognizes exceptional distinction in teaching, research, and service at MIT.

Yael Tauman Kalai awarded the 2022 ACM Prize in Computing

April 12, 2023

The prize recognizes early-to-mid-career computer scientists who have made key research contributions to the field, such as Kalai’s influence on modern cryptographic practices.

Learning to grow machine-learning models

April 4, 2023

New LiGO technique accelerates training of large machine-learning models, reducing the monetary and environmental cost of developing AI applications.

A four-legged robotic system for playing soccer on various terrains

April 3, 2023

“DribbleBot” can maneuver a soccer ball on landscapes such as sand, gravel, mud, and snow, using reinforcement learning to adapt to varying ball dynamics.

School of Engineering welcomes new faculty

March 31, 2023

Eleven new faculty members join six of the school’s academic departments and institutes.