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MIT News | December 5, 2023

AI accelerates problem-solving in complex scenarios

A new, data-informed approach developed by researchers including IDSS faculty Cathy Wu and SES student Sirui Li could lead to better solutions for tricky optimization problems like global package routing or power grid operation.

December 4, 2023

Inclusive research for social change

The MIT Student Research Program pairs underrepresented students with opportunities to examine inequity through the IDSS Initiative for Combatting Systemic Racism.

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