The promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence explored at TEDxMIT event

Scientists, students, and community members came together last month to discuss the promise and pitfalls of…

From counting blood cells to motion capture, sensors drive patient-centered research

Sensors and sensing systems — from devices that count white blood cells to technologies that monitor…

Q&A: More-sustainable concrete with machine learning

As a building material, concrete withstands the test of time. Its use dates back to early…

Anantha Chandrakasan awarded 2022 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal

Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of the MIT School of Engineering and Vannevar Bush Professor of EECS, has…

Provost Martin Schmidt named president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MIT Provost Martin Schmidt has been named as the 19th president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the…

In MIT visit, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston ’05 explores the accelerated shift to distributed work

When the cloud storage firm Dropbox decided to shut down its offices with the outbreak of…

Three from MIT receive 2021 Hertz Foundation Fellowships

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has selected three MIT students as recipients of its prestigious…

Six from MIT named 2021 Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Six MIT affiliates have been selected for the newest cohort of the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholars program.…

Talking outside the tower

Walking into MIT can feel like entering a foreign country — one with a number for…

Retrofitting MIT’s deep learning “boot camp” for the virtual world

Deep learning is advancing at lightning speed, and Alexander Amini ’17 and Ava Soleimany ’16 want…