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
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
MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.
March 30, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: cities sustainability climate-change architecture construction hurricanes natural-disasters research school-of-engineering urban-studies-and-planning civil-and-environmental-engineering concrete-sustainability-hub
Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.
March 9, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence ethics women data research school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning diversity-and-inclusion computer-science-and-technology faculty technology-and-society mit-press books-and-authors
Genetic, geographic, and demographic data from more than 30,000 Americans reveal more genetic diversity within ancestry groups than previously thought.
March 5, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: dna genetics broad-institute research school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-engineering urban-studies-and-planning electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs
In a lively poster session, more than 100 undergraduates discuss their yearlong research projects on everything from machine learning to political geography.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: research students school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-engineering urban-studies-and-planning classes-and-programs undergraduate special-events-and-guest-speakers school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering political-science chemical-engineering superurop electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs
A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: research community students urban-studies-and-planning faculty staff administration provost lincoln-laboratory human-resources
New capabilities allow “roboats” to change configurations to form pop-up bridges, stages, and other structures.
Aug. 29, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: robotics robots research autonomous-vehicles sensors transportation design school-of-engineering urban-studies-and-planning electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail
Urban studies research from MIT sheds light on the ways low-income riders use mass transit.
June 19, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: policy research transportation school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning 3-questions
Study quantifies how much of Manhattan 10 taxis cover in a day — to better measure air pollution, traffic, and more.
June 11, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: cities pollution research sensors transportation automobiles school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning
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