Alexander Rakhlin

Alexander Rakhlin Receives a 2022 MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award
LIDS News | August 4, 2022

IDSS core faculty was noted in particular for “his ability to make complex material understandable” to his students.

Marija Ilic

Marija Ilic Elected IFAC Fellow
LIDS News | August 2, 2022

Dr. Ilic was elected for “for contributions to hierarchical modeling and control in electric power systems and for open access modeling and control of changing electric energy systems"

photos of the eight MLK 2023 visiting professors and scholars

MIT welcomes eight MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars for 2022-23
MIT News Office | July 19, 2022

Tawanna Dillahunt from the University of Michigan's School of Information will join IDSS in Sept 2023 and focus on equitable and inclusive computing, including discrimination in employment.

Costis Daskalakis

Costis Daskalakis appointed inaugural Avanessians Professor in the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
MIT News Office | July 15, 2022

SDSC affiliate and professor of electrical engineering and computer science will receive additional support to advance his research and career.

Boston area-fair housing

‘Fair’ AI could help redress bias against Black US homebuyers
New Scientist | July 5, 2022

The ICSR Housing team explores how AI could guide reparations programs created to redress decades of US housing discrimination against Black homebuyers.

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Building explainability into the components of machine-learning models
MIT News Office | June 30, 2022

Researchers including LIDS principal research scientist Kalyan Veeramachaneni develop tools to help data scientists make the features used in machine-learning models more understandable for end users.

Tracy Slatyer, Jesse Thaler and Wei Zhang

Three MIT faculty members named 2022 Simons Investigators
MIT News Office | June 24, 2022

Faculty including IDSS affiliate Jesse Thaler are honored for their research, leadership, and mentorship.

Erin Walk

Mining social media data for social good
MIT News Office | June 22, 2022

Erin Walk, a PhD student in social and engineering systems, studies the impact of social media on the Syrian conflict.

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Companies use MIT research to identify and respond to supply chain risks
MIT News | June 21, 2022

IDSS core faculty David Simchi-Levi applies Risk Exposure Index (REI) research to identify and respond to hidden risks in supply chains.

Luca Carlone and Eytan Modiano

Luca Carlone and Eytan Modiano receive educator awards from MIT AIAA student chapter
LIDS News | June 21, 2022

Awards given to IDSS core faculty for excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising.


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