3 Questions: Nicholas Roy on deploying drones in U.S. skies
July 21, 2010MIT robotics expert discusses the logistical hurdles of regulating unmanned aircraft for civilian use.
A plane that lands like a bird
July 19, 2010An innovative control system allows a foam glider to touch down on a perch or a wire like a pet parakeet.
Robotic therapy helps stroke patients regain function
April 18, 2010MIT robots can deliver high-intensity interactive physical therapy.
In Profile: Missy Cummings
April 4, 2010Former U.S. Naval fighter pilot aims to improve how humans and computers interact.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Computer science and technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Education, teaching, academics, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Mechanical engineering, Security studies and military
Explained: Linear and nonlinear systems
February 25, 2010Much scientific research across a range of disciplines tries to find linear approximations of nonlinear behaviors. But what does that mean?
Flight of fancy
December 3, 2009Using an autonomous mini-helicopter, an MIT team stunned the Association for Unmanned Vehicles International by solving one of its notoriously tough challenges on the first try.
'Bother bots' win the day
May 8, 2009Annual 2.007 robot competition features good defense
Robots on a recycling rampage
May 1, 2009Student projects compete in annual event
MIT model helps computers sort data more like humans
August 25, 2008
MIT class asks: Fly me to the moon?
May 21, 2008
Meet Nexi, the Media Lab's latest robot and Internet star
April 9, 2008
Also labeled: Media Lab
MIT students design graduate student development program
February 16, 2008
Learning about brains from computers, and vice versa
February 16, 2008