Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
MIT visiting scientist Kanako Miura, 36, dies while bicycling in Boston
May 22, 2013'She truly became an integral part of the CSAIL community.'
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
Wireless researchers host ‘Game-Jam’
May 13, 2013Event will bring together game developers, graphic designers and audio professionals to design mobile games that will help wireless researchers gather information on network data.
New research could let vehicles, robots collaborate with humans
May 3, 2013Researchers are developing systems that can analyze people’s needs to determine the best way to achieve their goals.
Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Also labeled: Awards, honors and fellowships, Biology, Brain and cognitive sciences, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Earth and atmospheric sciences, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Linguistics, Management, McGovern Institute, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Philosophy, Physics
Peter Szolovits honored with Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence
March 20, 2013Professor cited for 'commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics'
Demaine named Presburger Award recipient
February 25, 2013Professor Erik Demaine was cited for his contributions to computational geometry and data structures.
Beefing up public-key encryption
February 15, 2013MIT researchers show how to secure widely used encryption schemes against attackers who have intercepted examples of successful decryption.
Humans and robots work better together following cross-training
February 11, 2013Swapping of roles improves efficiency as well as robots’ confidence and humans’ trust.
CSAIL launches entrepreneurship initiative
February 7, 2013Aims to help students turn computer science ideas into successful technology startups
MIT engineers elected to national academy
February 7, 2013Three engineers are among this year’s 69 new National Academy of Engineering members.
MIT researchers honored for 'Revealing Invisible Changes'
February 1, 2013CSAIL team recognized by National Science Foundation for video that catches motions too subtle for the naked eye.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Artificial intelligence, Big data, Medical data mining, Engineering Health, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer science and technology, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Research update: Multiple steps toward the ‘quantum singularity’
January 18, 2013Over three days in December, four research groups announced progress on a quantum-computing proposal made two years ago by MIT researchers.
Guaranteed delivery — in ad hoc networks
January 9, 2013A new algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks is faster than its predecessors but, unlike them, guarantees delivery.
Students develop assistive technologies
January 8, 2013Undergraduate teams create helpful phone apps and devices for people with disabilities.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
Also labeled: Computer science and technology, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Graphical user interfaces, Online learning, User interfaces, Education, teaching, academics, Graphical programming interfaces, Programming, Crowdsourcing, Social networks, EdX, Students, Undergraduate, Software, Big data
November 26, 2012Siblings Andrew and Jennifer Barry have not only managed to maintain a close friendship into their adult years, but are also both studying robotics at CSAIL
Department snapshot: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
November 16, 2012EECS places renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary research, partnerships with alumni and industry, and experiential learning.
Also labeled: Big data, Computer science and technology, Education, teaching, academics, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Faculty, Industry, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Student life, Students, Undergraduate, Women in engineering, Department snapshot
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
November 13, 2012A new approach to processing ‘big data’ creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently.
Zue awarded Okawa Prize
November 9, 2012Honored for work in speech science and spoken-language systems