Cryptographic “tag of everything” could protect the supply chain

Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to counterfeiting.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 20, 2020 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology algorithms cyber-security internet-of-things electronics industry microsystems-technology-laboratory electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering


A smart surface for smart devices

External system improves phones’ signal strength 1,000 percent, without requiring extra antennas.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL | Feb. 3, 2020 | mit
~4 mins   

Tags: computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs research school-of-engineering wireless internet-of-things data mobile-devices internet networks

Sending clearer signals

Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Jan. 11, 2020 | mit
~9 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology profile faculty wireless internet-of-things data mobile-devices laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids idss electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

Supercomputer analyzes web traffic across entire internet

Modeling web traffic could aid cybersecurity, computing infrastructure design, Internet policy, and more.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Oct. 27, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research eaps lincoln-laboratory school-of-science computer-science-and-technology algorithms artificial-intelligence machine-learning data supercomputing internet cybersecurity

Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

Model from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory identifies “serial hijackers” of internet IP addresses.

Adam Conner-Simons | MIT CSAIL | Oct. 8, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research machine-learning artificial-intelligence internet school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology data national-science-foundation-nsf cyber-security


Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things”

RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and communicate at greater distances.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Sept. 27, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology sensors wireless photovoltaics solar chemical-engineering mechanical-engineering internet-of-things electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering


Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure

“Risk-aware” traffic engineering could help service providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Google better utilize network infrastructure.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Aug. 18, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology algorithms energy data internet networks finance computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

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