A smart thermostat quickly learns to optimize building microclimates for both energy consumption and user preference.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new web-friendly modeling tool helps organizations build tailored Covid-19 testing strategies that can save money and reduce coronavirus spread.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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United under the Sustainability Incubator Fund, researchers strategize sustainable sourcing solution for crises at the local and global level.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Letting an algorithm decide which maintenance holes to test for evidence of coronavirus could improve pandemic containment efforts.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
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Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new model suggests a plan to keep Covid-19 within the capacity of the health-care system while reopening economic activities.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Machine learning system from MIT CSAIL can look at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — and also knows when to defer to a radiologist.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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A global team of researchers searches for insights during a weeklong virtual “datathon.”
July 1, 2020 • ~10 min
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
Jan. 22, 2020 • ~13 min
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Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.
Jan. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
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