Leading with Data
MIT Spectrum | October 19, 2016

Seven MIT faculty—including Emery Brown, Munther Dahleh, and Sandy Pentland—talk about advancing health in a data-rich era.


International Policy Lab issues second annual call for proposals to faculty and researchers
International Policy Lab / MIT News | October 19, 2016

“IPL support was essential in responding to a request by the White House EOP for input ahead of the Paris climate negotiations on the rate and determinants of clean energy technology innovation,” says Jessika Trancik, the Atlantic Richfield Career Development Assistant Professor of Energy Studies at the Institute for Data, Systems and Society.


3Qs with Fotini Christia and Ali Jadbabaie on researching sociopolitical change
MIT School of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences | October 12, 2016

Borders between disciplines at MIT have proven increasingly permeable in recent years. Now, with the new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), researchers in the social sciences have a powerful platform for collaborating with peers in engineering and the natural sciences.


Analyzing the 2016 election: Insights from 12 MIT scholars
MIT SHASS / MIT News | October 12, 2016

Experts from MIT SHASS (including Charles Stewart III) weigh in on topics from polling to rhetoric to individual campaign issues.


MIT economist & IDSS Launch Event keynote speaker Bengt Holmström wins Nobel Prize
MIT News Office | October 11, 2016

Bengt Holmström has been named a winner of the 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his work on contract theory.


IDSS and WorldQuant collaborate to advance innovation in data science, finance, and risk analytics
MIT IDSS | October 7, 2016

WorldQuant will support IDSS’s mission to advance research and education at the intersection of statistics, data science, information and decision systems, and social sciences.


Data, Systems, and Society: Video about IDSS
MIT School of Engineering | October 5, 2016

Data is everywhere in our daily lives—and it can tell us a lot about society's most complex problems. Munther Dahleh describes the vision for IDSS.


The spiraling arms race of data insecurity
CNBC | September 28, 2016

Cybersecurity commentary by Sandy Pentland and David Shrier.


An App to Help Save Emissions (and Maybe Money) When Buying a Car
The New York Times | September 28, 2016

How much is your car contributing to climate change? A new study can tell you.


Study: Low-emissions vehicles are less expensive overall
MIT News Office | September 27, 2016

Comprehensive look at 125 U.S. auto models finds those emitting less carbon are the least expensive to drive.


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