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MIT News Office | November 14, 2018

Bridge to the future of engineering

“The new college will create new opportunities to connect with a larger community in sciences, social science, and urban planning and architecture,” says IDSS director Munther Dahleh, commenting on how the cross-disciplinary "bridge" role that IDSS plays at MIT will be expanded under the new Schwarzman College of Computing.

MIT News Office | November 2, 2018

Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

System designed by MIT researchers, including Jonathan How of LIDS, allows drones to cooperatively explore terrain under thick forest canopies where GPS signals are unreliable.

Fri 16
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Model-X knockoffs for controlled variable selection in high dimensional nonlinear regression

Lucas Janson (Harvard University )
November 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 19
LIDS Seminar Series

Benjamin Hobbs

Benjamin Hobbs (Johns Hopkins University)
November 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 26
LIDS Seminar Series

Saurabh Amin

Saurabh Amin (MIT)
November 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 27
Online events

SES PhD Admissions Webinar

Ali Jadbabaie (MIT)
November 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tue 27
IDSS Special Seminars

Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall

Margaret Roberts (UC San Diego)
November 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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