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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

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

December 2, 2021

2021 EECS Awards

It’s nearing the end of 2021, and we want to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of our incredible EECS community by sharing some of the awards given by

May 7, 2021

MIT launches new data privacy-focused initiative

Future of Data, Trust, and Privacy initiative aims to address AI-driven analytics and changing attitudes about personal data.

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March 25, 2021

More transparency and understanding into machine behaviors

Left to right: MIT CSAIL PhD student Ankit Shah, postdoc Nadia Figueroa Fernandez, PhD student Serena Booth, and PhD student Yilun Zhou. Photo courtesy of the researchers. Explaining, interpreting,

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February 9, 2021

“I know what you bought at Chipotle”

MIT researchers from the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems have developed an algorithm that can break down anonymized bill totals into individual item costs, creating an overview

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September 23, 2020

Regina Barzilay wins $1m Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI Award

Professor Regina Barzilay of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes have been given out annually to recognize breakthrough achievements

March 24, 2019

Women in Data Science conference connects researchers from academia and industry

EECS faculty member Stefanie Jegelka was among the presenters at the event, which was co-hosted by the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society.