IDSS welcomes Cathy Wu, a joint appointment with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, this summer. Suvrit Sra also joined IDSS and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2018.
Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) is committed to addressing complex societal challenges by advancing education and research at the intersection of statistics, data science, information and decision systems, and social sciences.
Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate Aleksander Madry compares AI to a sharp knife: a useful but potentially hazardous tool that society must learn to wield properly.
Updates and reflections from the UN Climate Change Conference, where MIT researchers share knowledge and tools to help nations meet Paris Agreement targets, and students and alumni of our Technology and Policy Program wrestle with the difficulty and importance of climate action.