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MIT News Office | February 15, 2020

Low-cost “smart” diaper can notify caregiver when it’s wet

MIT researchers including Pankhuri Sen, a TPP alum and research assistant in MIT’s AutoID Laboratory, have developed a “smart” diaper embedded with a moisture sensor that can alert a caregiver when a diaper is wet.

MIT News Office | February 10, 2020

Robert Gallager wins 2020 Japan Prize

Gallager, an emeritus professor in EECS and former co-director of LIDS, was awarded the Japan Prize for his "pioneering contribution to information and coding theory."

Fri 21
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Predictive Inference with the Jackknife+

Rina Foygel Barber (University of Chicago)
E18-304
February 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 28
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

TBD

Kavita Ramanan (Brown University)
E18-304
February 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 03
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

Does Revolution Work? Evidence from Nepal

Rohini Pande (Yale University)
E18-304
March 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 06
Conferences and Workshops

Women in Data Science (WiDS) – Cambridge, MA

Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge
March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 06
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

TBD

Suriya Gunasekar (Microsoft Research)
E18-304
March 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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