Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)


Students pitch transformative ideas in generative AI at MIT Ignite competition

December 1, 2023

Twelve teams of students and postdocs across the MIT community presented innovative startup ideas with potential for real-world impact.

New method uses crowdsourced feedback to help train robots

November 29, 2023

Human Guided Exploration (HuGE) enables AI agents to learn quickly with some help from humans, even if the humans make mistakes.

Accelerating AI tasks while preserving data security

November 3, 2023

The SecureLoop search tool efficiently identifies secure designs for hardware that can boost the performance of complex AI tasks, while requiring less energy.

Using language to give robots a better grasp of an open-ended world

November 3, 2023

By blending 2D images with foundation models to build 3D feature fields, a new MIT method helps robots understand and manipulate nearby objects with open-ended language prompts.

New techniques efficiently accelerate sparse tensors for massive AI models

November 2, 2023

Complimentary approaches — “HighLight” and “Tailors and Swiftiles” — could boost the performance of demanding machine-learning tasks.

Making genetic prediction models more inclusive

October 31, 2023

MIT computer scientists developed a way to calculate polygenic scores that makes them more accurate for people across diverse ancestries.

Twelve with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2023

October 11, 2023

Five MIT faculty, along with seven additional affiliates, are honored for outstanding contributions to medical research.

System combines light and electrons to unlock faster, greener computing

September 11, 2023

“Lightning” system connects photons to the electronic components of computers using a novel abstraction, creating the first photonic computing prototype to serve real-time machine-learning inference requests.

AI helps robots manipulate objects with their whole bodies

August 31, 2023

With a new technique, a robot can reason efficiently about moving objects using more than just its fingertips.

SMART launches research group to advance AI, automation, and the future of work

August 31, 2023

Mens, Manus and Machina (M3S) will design technology, training programs, and institutions for successful human-machine collaboration.