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

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.

Guy Bresler sits on the bottom step of a spiral staircase.

Investigating at the interface of data science and computing

September 30, 2022

Guy Bresler builds mathematical models to understand multifaceted, interdisciplinary engineering problems that have far-reaching applications.

Popular new major blends technical skills and human-centered applications

December 8, 2021

Combining computer science, data science, and economics, Course 6-14 prepares students to address thorny quandaries in many fields.