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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

A collage of professional headshots includes Phillip Isola, Will Oliver, Costis Daskalakis, Manish Raghavan, Stefanie Mueller, Martin Wainwright, Muriel Médard, Martha Gray, Polina Golland, and David Perreault.
October 25, 2022

Recent chair announcements within EECS

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently announced the following crop of chair appointments, all effective July 1, 2022. Karl Berggren has been named the

Clockwise from top left: MIT NIH New Innovator Award winners Lindsay Case, Siniša Hrvatin, Caroline Uhler, and Deblina Sarkar.
October 6, 2022

Four from MIT receive NIH New Innovator Awards for 2022

Awards support high-risk, high-impact research from early-career investigators.

A diagram of wireless signals emanating from a small device mounted on a wall. The wireless signal expands to encompass a person walking with a shuffling gait.
September 22, 2022

In-home wireless device tracks disease progression in Parkinson’s patients

By continuously monitoring a patient’s gait speed, the system can assess the condition’s severity between visits to the doctor’s office.

July 15, 2022

Artificial intelligence model finds potential drug molecules a thousand times faster

A geometric deep-learning model is faster and more accurate than state-of-the-art computational models, reducing the chances and costs of drug trial failures.

July 11, 2022

The Thriving Stars of AI

Four early-career researchers shared their work on improving the social outcomes of artificial intelligence and machine learning at a research summit hosted by EECS Thriving Stars.

June 24, 2022

Taking the guesswork out of dental care with artificial intelligence

MIT alumni-founded Overjet analyzes and annotates dental X-rays to help dentists offer more comprehensive care.