Sensors woven into a shirt can monitor vital signs

Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
April 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: health medicine electronics nasa research sensors athletics design media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning

On the cutting edge | MIT News

Olympic medalist and MIT senior Jordan Malone uses his engineering skills to enhance the sport of speedskating.

Fatima Husain | MIT News Office • mit
April 24, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  profile  athletics  sports  students  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  undergraduate  technology-and-society

Jasmin Joseph: “I love the idea of making an impact on global health” | MIT News

MIT senior and varsity softball co-captain brings positivity and determination to life-saving biology research.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
April 9, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  public-health  women  profile  athletics  students  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  biological-engineering  misti  volunteering-outreach-public-service

MIT alumnus to compete in Winter Olympics | MIT News

AJ Edelman ’14 will represent Israel in the men's skeleton during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Jay London | MIT Alumni Association • mit
Feb. 14, 2018 ~3 min

Tags:  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  alumniae  health-sciences-and-technology  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes  physical-education-and-recreation-daper

Going for the gold | MIT News

MIT students work to improve ski goggles to mitigate the hazards of “flat light.”

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Jan. 29, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  research  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  classes-and-programs  alumniae  sports-and-fitness

Maryann Gong named 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 honoree | MIT News

Gong becomes third MIT student-athlete to be named to Top 30.

Ken Johnson Jr. | DAPER • mit
Sept. 7, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  athletics  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  sports-and-fitness  student-life  department-of-athletics-physical-education-and-recreation-daper

Maryann Gong earns second-straight Division III Academic All-America of the Year Award | MIT News

Computer science major is the first Division III student-athlete to earn the honor in back-to-back years and just the second overall in the NCAA.

Ken Johnson Jr. | DAPER • mit
July 24, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  athletics  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  sports-and-fitness  student-life  department-of-athletics-physical-education-and-recreation-daper

Pushing the limits of athletic performance | MIT News

MIT 3-Sigma Sports links students and researchers with industry partners to solve the greatest engineering problems in sports.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 16, 2017 ~10 min

Tags:  research  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  classes-and-programs  sports-and-fitness

David Hesslink: Taking his passion to the major leagues | MIT News

Winningest pitcher in MIT history and baseball analytics ace will join Seattle Mariners’ operations office after graduation.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
May 24, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  data  profile  athletics  students  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  sports-and-fitness  analytics

Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit | MIT News

Ventilating flaps lined with live cells open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
May 19, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  bacteria  microbes  research  athletics  wearables  design  mechanical-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  chemical-engineering  bioengineering-and-biotechnology

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