An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
International Energy and Environmental Policy research grants in amounts up to $25,000 are available for MIT faculty, researchers and advanced doctoral students working with faculty on relevant projects. The program is supported by the Japan Energy Endowment of the Center for International Studies.
Proposals for research seed funding, publications, and attending workshops and conferences will be considered for any aspect of international energy or environmental policy, including research on developing countries as well as advanced industrial countries.
The deadline for applications is Feb. 4, 1998. For details, contact Dr. William Keller, x3-9861,
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 10, 1997.