Prof. Pragya Sur onstage at SDSCon 2022

SDSCon 2022 explores “the challenge of the era”: societal scale data systems
April 29, 2022

SDSCon 2022 featured a day of talks on a variety of topics, from machine learning and microeconomics to strategies for mitigating inherent biases in data and using statistics in astrophysics to explore the nature of dark matter.

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Alberto Abadie elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2022
MIT News Office | April 29, 2022

IDSS core faculty one of seven new MIT faculty members elected to prestigious honor society.

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Study: adolescents accounted for larger share of suicides in 2020
US News & World Report | April 28, 2022

SES student and lead study author Marie-Laure Charpignon says investigation is needed to uncover the root factors driving the troubling increase in the proportion of suicides among youth.

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Absent legislative victory, the President can still meet U.S. climate goals
MIT Global Change | April 26, 2022

Activating a Clean Air Act provision could deliver major climate, health and economic benefits, says new study co-authored by IDSS core faculty Noelle Selin and TPP student Paul Picciano.

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Batteries, solar, wind and hydropower: Why renewable energy is essential to curbing climate change
ABC News | April 26, 2022

The need to transition to renewable energy is becoming more urgent, experts including IDSS professor Jessika Trancik say.

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Raffaele Ferrari and Noelle Selin

Computing our climate future
School of Science | April 14, 2022

To put global climate modeling at the fingertips of local decision-makers, some scientists, including IDSS/EAPS professor Noelle Selin, think it’s time to rethink the system from scratch.

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John Leonard and Avinash Balachandran

Driving a human-machine collaboration
MIT News | April 14, 2022

Hosted by IDSS affiliate and DUSP professor Jinhua Zhao, the MIT Mobility Forum explored a future for vehicle automation that lets technology and drivers interact.

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MIT announces five flagship projects in first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition
MIT News | April 11, 2022

IDSS/EAPS professor Noelle Selin co-leads a project that leverages advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science to improve the accuracy and utility of climate models.

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Emery Brown earns American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Pierre Galletti Award
MIT News | April 8, 2022

AIMBE's highest honor recognizes MIT professor and IDSS core faculty member's contributions to neural signal processing, anesthesiology advances.

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System helps severely motor-impaired individuals type more quickly and accurately
MIT News | April 5, 2022

A more flexible interface being developed by researchers including IDSS affiliate Tamara Broderick adapts to user inputs.

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