“DribbleBot” can maneuver a soccer ball on landscapes such as sand, gravel, mud, and snow, using reinforcement learning to adapt to varying ball dynamics.
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.
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…
The device could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change.
Engineers 3D print materials with networks of sensors directly incorporated.
MassRobotics, a nonprofit founded by several MIT alumni, is advancing an industry that will play an increasingly important role in our lives.
BART and MARGE will reliably produce, store, and distribute 50 tons of rocket fuel per year on the surface of Mars.
A new system lets robots manipulate soft, deformable material into various shapes from visual inputs, which could one day enable better home assistants.
Inspired by fireflies, researchers create insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication.
Fellowship funds graduate studies for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants.