Making smart thermostats more efficient

A smart thermostat quickly learns to optimize building microclimates for both energy consumption and user preference.

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems • mit
Dec. 18, 2020 ~6 min

Making data-informed Covid-19 testing plans

A new web-friendly modeling tool helps organizations build tailored Covid-19 testing strategies that can save money and reduce coronavirus spread.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

What is the Covid-19 data tsunami telling policymakers?

A global team of researchers searches for insights during a weeklong virtual “datathon.”

Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence • mit
July 1, 2020 ~10 min

A data-driven response to a pandemic

Isolat, a volunteer collaboration organized by the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, informs coronavirus policy by analyzing data associated with the pandemic.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
May 15, 2020 ~10 min

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano • mit
Sept. 20, 2019 ~6 min

The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press • mit
Aug. 8, 2019 ~4 min

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning

General-purpose language works for computer vision, robotics, statistics, and more.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
June 26, 2019 ~8 min

MIT adds computational Earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences to its PhD offerings

New EAPS thesis field is the most recent to join the computational science and engineering doctoral program within the Center for Computational Engineering.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
Jan. 9, 2019 ~4 min

Study: There’s real skill in fantasy sports

Researchers find most fantasy sports are based on skill, not luck.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 7, 2018 ~10 min

MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment | MIT News

Program offers path to an accelerated master’s degree at seven universities.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning • mit
June 11, 2018 ~11 min

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