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MIT News Office | June 19, 2018

Method man

Alberto Abadie refines the tools of economics — and gets some interesting results along the way.

MIT Energy Initiative | June 11, 2018

Fabrication of new materials: Designing “recipes” using artificial intelligence

Professors Stefanie Jegelka (left) and Elsa Olivetti have developed a new method of formulating procedures for making novel materials for energy and other applications. Key to their method is a natural language processing system that can quickly search thousands of articles in past journals and pick out descriptions of procedures for making specific types of materials.

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