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IDSS Faculty Affiliates named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows
IDSS Communications Office | February 16, 2018

IDSS faculty affiliates Tamara Broderick and Stefanie Jegelka have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Stephen Graves elected to the National Academy of Engineering
IDSS Communications Office | February 8, 2018

Stephen C. Graves, the Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Science at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a member of the IDSS faculty leadership team, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

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3Q: Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work
MIT News Office | February 2, 2018

“We need to look to the past in the face of modern innovations in machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, and beyond,” says the economist.

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Institute launches the MIT Intelligence Quest
MIT News Office | February 1, 2018

New Institute-wide initiative will advance human and machine intelligence research.  It is anticipated that faculty and students from IDSS will play a critical role in this initiative.

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Moe Win

Location detection when GPS doesn’t work
MIT News | January 25, 2018

Theoretical study shows how to make wireless localization much more accurate

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Philippe Rigollet

From undisciplined to interdisciplinary
MIT News Office | January 22, 2018

Math professor Philippe Rigollet, once a “not very disciplined” student, moves between computer science and statistics.

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Professor Tamara Broderick Named ARO Young Investigator
IDSS Communications Office | January 16, 2018

Tamara Broderick, the ITT Career Development Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a faculty member of IDSS, has been awarded an Army Research Office Young Investigator Program (YIP) award. Bestowed by the Army to outstanding scientists, the...

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Richard Larson Receives Daniel Berg Lifetime Achievement Medal
IDSS Communications Office | December 22, 2017

Richard Larson, the Mitsui Professor of Engineering Systems and Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a faculty member at IDSS, has received the first-ever Daniel Berg Lifetime Achievement Medal from the International Academy of Information Technology and Quantitative Management (IAITQM). The...

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Inventing the “Google” for predictive analytics
MIT News Office | December 20, 2017

Platform analyzes big data to answer plain-language business queries in minutes instead of months.

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Exploring ethical dimensions of climate negotiation
MIT News Office | December 19, 2017

MIT researchers focus on empathy, transparency, and empowerment at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference.

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