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.

MIT News Office | January 11, 2019

School of Engineering welcomes new faculty

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.

MIT News Office | December 17, 2018

Building trustworthy artificial intelligence

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.

MIT News Office | December 14, 2018

“Climate change will not wait for us”

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.

Thu 31
Conferences and Workshops

Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems (LIDS) Student Conference

January 31, 2019 - February 1, 2019
Feb 05
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Leeat Yariv

Leeat Yariv (Princeton University)
February 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 04
Conferences and Workshops

Women in Data Science (WiDS) – Cambridge, MA

March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 05
Conferences and Workshops


MIT Media Lab Multi-Purpose room: E14-674
April 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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