News

Study: For food-waste recycling, policy is key
MIT News Office | August 18, 2017

Paper co-authored by Engineering Systems PhD grad Jonathan Krones looks at which policies work best for food-waste recycling programs.

READ MORE

Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply
MIT News Office | August 14, 2017

Sarah Fletcher, PhD candidate in IDSS and TPP alum, is the lead author of a paper that suggests an alternate approach to water planning.

READ MORE

An Algorithm Trained on Emoji Knows When You’re Being Sarcastic on Twitter
MIT Technology Review | August 11, 2017

New algorithm from Iyad Rahwan and student teaches network to use emoji and language to determine emotion.

READ MORE

New AI algorithm monitors sleep with radio waves
MIT News Office | August 6, 2017

Paper (co-authored by Tommi Jaakkola) presents new way to monitor sleep stages.

READ MORE

Sandy Pentland: International data science efforts and recognition
IDSS | July 18, 2017

Pentland has been named founding member of the Board of Directors for the United Nations Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. Pentland recently presented a keynote talk at the European Union's Presidency opening, and has been named Chief Expert at Bejing Normal University School of Economics and Resource Management.

READ MORE

Miniaturizing the brain of a drone
MIT News Office | July 12, 2017

Method for designing efficient computer chips may get miniature smart drones off the ground. (Team led by Sertac Karaman.)

READ MORE

Study: Preschoolers learn from math games—to a point
MIT News Office | July 7, 2017

Study co-authored by Esther Duflo engaged preschool children in math games and social games in order determine which activities might help produce improvements in school results.

READ MORE

Modeling innovation
MIT News Office | July 5, 2017

Economist Alessandro Bonatti’s theoretical studies illuminate the behavior of firms and prices.

READ MORE

John Tsitsiklis Named Winner of 2018 IEEE Control Systems Award
LIDS | June 30, 2017

LIDS Director John Tsitsiklis was named the 2018 IEEE Control Systems Award winner.

READ MORE

LIDS Alum David Tse Receives 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award
LIDS | June 30, 2017

David Tse, LIDS alum and Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford, received the 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory.

READ MORE

© MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | 77 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 | 617-253-1764 | Design by Opus