Researchers release open-source photorealistic simulator for autonomous driving

Hyper-realistic virtual worlds have been heralded as the best driving schools for autonomous vehicles (AVs), since…

Thirteen from MIT awarded 2022 Fulbright Fellowships

Thirteen MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships to pursue projects overseas…

Three from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2022

The National Academy of Sciences has elected 120 new members and 30 international associates, including three…

From seawater to drinking water, with the push of a button

MIT researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kilograms, that can remove…

Professor Emeritus Markus Zahn, who specialized in electromagnetic field interactions, dies at 75

Markus Zahn, the Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of Electrical Engineering (Emeritus) within the MIT Department…

MIT’s FutureMakers programs help kids get their minds around — and hands on — AI

As she was looking for a camp last summer, Yabesra Ewnetu, who’d just finished eighth grade,…

MIT announces five flagship projects in first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition

MIT today announced the five flagship projects selected in its first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition. These…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on using data and science to forecast climate-related risk

Note: This is the final article in a four-part interview series featuring the work of the…

Dan Huttenlocher ponders our human future in an age of artificial intelligence

What does it mean to be human in an age where artificial intelligence agents make decisions…

Workshop tackles a critical gap slowing the development of new hardware technologies

A growing gap in the transition of inventions from research labs to market is slowing the…