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May 26, 2023

Using AI, scientists find a drug that could combat drug-resistant infections

The machine-learning algorithm identified a compound that kills Acinetobacter baumannii, a bacterium that lurks in many hospital settings.

May 2, 2023

President Yoon Suk Yeol of South Korea visits MIT

A campus summit with the leader and his delegation centered around dialogue on biotechnology and innovation ecosystems, and featured presentations from Anantha Chandrakasan, Dina Katabi, Collin Stultz, and Songyee Yoon PhD ’00.

April 3, 2023

Caroline Uhler named SIAM Fellow for 2023

In the award announcement, SIAM noted that Uhler is being honored for her “fundamental contributions at the interface of statistics, machine learning, and biology”.

February 14, 2023

Regina Barzilay, other MIT community members elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2023

Seven researchers, along with 14 additional MIT alumni, are honored for significant contributions to engineering research, practice, and education.

February 13, 2023

Connor Coley, Dylan Hadfield-Menell named AI2050 Early Career Fellows

Department of EECS Assistant Professors Connor Coley and Dylan Hadfield-Menell have been named to the inaugural cohort of AI2050 Early Career Fellows by Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative from Eric and Wendy Schmidt aimed at helping to solve hard problems in AI.

Laura Lewis

Athinoula A. Martinos Associate Professor of IMES and EECS, [EE]

Office: 10-174

The headshots of all six MIT-related Fellows for ACM 2022.
January 27, 2023

Six With Ties to MIT Honored as ACM Fellows

Six distinguished scientists with ties to MIT were recognized “for significant contributions in areas including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, and recommender systems among many other areas.”

Top row, left to right: Alfred Spector, Jeannette Wing Bottom row, left to right: Chris Wiggins, Peter Norvig
December 13, 2022

Big Data, Bigger Ideas: the four coauthors of “Data Science In Context” share their perspectives on a growing field.

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

November 14, 2022

Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Jupneet Singh will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

October 27, 2022

Expanding the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab’s network of neurons

On October 6, nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs, primarily from MIT, attended the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab’s networking event. The goal was to connect young