Dr. Chin-Chia Hsu, Dr. Yi Sun, Dr. Yunzong Xu, Dr. Yan Jin

The 2023 graduates of IDSS
IDSS News | June 2, 2023

Congrats to the IDSS graduates of 2023, from our PhDs in Social & Engineering Systems, Master's students in the Technology and Policy Program, and the undergrad and grad students in the MIT Statistics and Data Science Center.

Prof. Luca Carlone, Prof. Jonathan How, Yulun Tian, Yun Chang

LIDS researchers receive IEEE Transactions on Robotics Best Paper Award
LIDS News | June 2, 2023

Team including IDSS core faculty Luca Carlone received the award for their paper “Kimera-Multi: Robust, Distributed, Dense Metric-Semantic SLAM for Multi-Robot Systems.”

Amir Tohidi

From ad credibility to shopping habits
May 25, 2023

SES and IDPS student Amir Tohidi’s research combines economic and psychological insights with advanced computational methods to address interesting real-world problems.

overhead view of a traffic circle

Exploring new methods for increasing safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles
MIT News Office | May 24, 2023

IDSS core faculty Cathy Wu is co-author of a study that finds human supervisors have the potential to reduce barriers to deploying autonomous vehicles.

Jinhua Zhao

Taking the congestion out of commuting
MIT News Office | May 24, 2023

IDSS Affiliate Jinhua Zhao studies how and why people move, and designs multi-modal mobility systems.

rows of bananas

What bananas can tell us about supply chains
MIT Sloan | May 24, 2023

In a new book, IDSS affiliate Yossi Sheffi examines supply chain complexity, artificial intelligence, and the future of work.

Daron Acemoglu portrait in watercolor

Economist Daron Acemoglu: “When mistakes involve powerful technologies, you’re going to have trouble”
Financial Times | May 24, 2023

IDSS core faculty Daron Acemoglu explores artificial intelligence and the labor market, the history of technological progress, and Turkey.

Alexa Canaan and Michael Barrett

Six ways MIT is taking action on climate
TPP News | May 23, 2023

TPP student Alexa Canaan is featured in this article describing her research on household energy consumption to MA State Senator Michael J. Barrett, chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy.

A digital rendering of the Green Mosque in Balkh, Afghanistan

Architectural heritage like you haven’t seen it before
MIT News Office | May 19, 2023

“Ways of Seeing” project, led by IDSS core faculty Fotini Christia, documents endangered Afghan heritage sites through digital imaging, virtual reality, and hand-drawn professional renderings.

A photo of the MIT Media Lab at night

MIT’s Center for Constructive Communication takes aim at the destructive nature of social media
MIT News Office | May 19, 2023

“With growing evidence that social media is weakening our social fabric and threatening our democracy, it’s critical that we find new ways forward,” says CCC Director and IDSS affiliate Deb Roy.


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