With lidar and artificial intelligence, road status clears up after a disaster

Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
April 21, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence imaging natural-disasters research sensors weather radar technology-and-society algorithms lincoln-laboratory disaster-response

Researchers discover a new way to control infrared light

The new method could impact devices used in imaging, machine learning, and more.

Anne McGovern | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
Jan. 30, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: imaging photonics research school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering dmse lincoln-laboratory defense-advanced-research-projects-agency-darpa

Surveying the quality of life at MIT

A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.

Robyn Fizz | EVP Connect • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: research community students urban-studies-and-planning faculty staff administration provost lincoln-laboratory human-resources

A trapped-ion pair may help scale up quantum computers

Qubits made from strontium and calcium ions can be precisely controlled by technology that already exists.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: computing photonics quantum-computing research computer-science-and-technology lincoln-laboratory

An algorithm with an eye for visibility helps pilots in Alaska

Real-time visibility estimates are a critical need in remote areas where visual flight is common and automated weather stations are scarce.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
Jan. 6, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: imaging research weather aviation algorithms lincoln-laboratory

Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 19, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: imaging research medical-devices mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering health-sciences-and-technology institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes lincoln-laboratory

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