In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: cities sustainability pollution development research transportation automobiles school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: sustainability greenhouse-gases infrastructure emissions research transportation automobiles carbon-nanotubes school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology concrete concrete-sustainability-hub
Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy research transportation automobiles renewable-energy batteries mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf department-of-energy-doe alternative-energy singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min
Tags: sustainability energy environment business climate china economics policy urban-planning research transportation school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences mit-energy-initiative
A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
March 12, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: influenza medicine public-health bacteria microbes disease research transportation school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes chemical-engineering
Weather’s a problem for autonomous cars. MIT’s new system shows promise by using “ground-penetrating radar” instead of cameras or lasers.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: robotics machine-learning artificial-intelligence research autonomous-vehicles transportation automobiles school-of-engineering faculty computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail computer-vision lincoln-laboratory electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing distributed-robotics-laboratory
Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: influenza health public-health disease research transportation school-of-engineering school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences civil-and-environmental-engineering misti
CSHub researchers have developed a pavement maintenance model that considers future uncertainties to improve performance and lower cost.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: infrastructure research transportation school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering concrete-sustainability-hub
Model tags road features based on satellite images, to improve GPS navigation in places with limited map data.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: machine-learning cities artificial-intelligence research transportation automobiles school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail
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