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.

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.

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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