News Archive 2005
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- Moses named ESD acting directorDecember 26, 2005
- Institute Professors December 18, 2005
- The Lady and her RobotsDecember 18, 2005
- Science search made easier in developing nationsDecember 12, 2005
- Soldier, trumpeter, helper, slaveDecember 08, 2005
- Hopping MicrorobotsDecember 08, 2005
- The Secret TruthDecember 03, 2005
- CSAIL Spotlight: Robot Swims in International FundraiserDecember 03, 2005On December 3rd, 2005 over a quarter of a million people and one robot swam as part of the World Swim for Malaria. Money raised by the project will be used to buy mosquito nets to protect children from malaria.
Robot AMOUR, project of the Rus Robotics Laboratory, swam at 4pm EST. Daniela Rus reports that "AMOUR swam 10 graceful laps, navigating from one end of the pool to the other entirely on...
- How the iPod Will Change the Face of Computer SecurityNovember 30, 2005
- CSAIL Spotlight: Google to provide support for CSAIL Kenya and Fiji outreach programs November 29, 2005Recently MIT was ranked first among universities in the country for commitment to national service.
In the tradition of service, CSAIL is pleased to announce that Google will partner with CSAIL's infrastructure group (TIG) to support the Fiji and Kenya Outreach projects. Google will contribute a $20,000 gift to be used for equipment for these projects. Members of TIG are active volunteers in...
- Dertouzos Lecturer Series: Professor Avi Wigderson November 29, 2005Professor Avi Wigderson from the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton gave a talk titled "The Power and Weakness of Randomness in Computation" on November 10th, 2005.
Humanity has grappled with the meaning and utility of randomness for centuries. Research in the Theory of Computation in the last thirty years has enriched this study considerably. I will talk about two main aspects...
- Faculty help bring films to lifeNovember 08, 2005
- Teams lay BioBrick foundation for genetic engineeringNovember 07, 2005
- 'The Matrix' is a step closer to reality; Neuroscientists break code on sightNovember 03, 2005
- Faculty named to professorshipsNovember 01, 2005
- Eric Grimson named head of EECSOctober 27, 2005
- MIT and Nokia establish joint laboratory for high-impact researchOctober 26, 2005
- Marketers claim to fight spamOctober 26, 2005
- Sliding AroundOctober 21, 2005
- SpringBoard:New England 2005 BootcampOctober 16, 2005A CWE/Springboard Enterprise Bootcamp has been held each year since 2000. This years all-day event was a "...workshop designed to provide entrepreneurs with the tools they need to successfully develop and execute a venture capital presentation." For women thinking about starting their own business, this information is invaluable.
- Robot Will Swim in International FundraiserOctober 11, 2005Rus Robotics Laboratory robot AMOUR will swim as part of the World Swim for Malaria on December 3, 2005. From AMOUR's Sponsor me page, " AMOUR is in training to make the tumble turns slick so if we get sponsored by the lap we're in good shape to give Michael Phelps a run for his money." The swim hopes to have one million people registered. So far 100,000 people and 1 robot are registered.
- MIT Family WeekendOctober 10, 2005Family Weekend is a time for MIT families to discover MIT and all that the Institute has to offer.
This years Family Weekend took place October 14-16, 2005. Each year Family Weekend provides families the opportunity to interact with faculty and administrators to experience MIT culture first hand. In 2004 the event brought 696 families and 2,186 people to campus.
- Panel: E-voting vulnerableOctober 06, 2005
- These robots can fit 200 to an M&MOctober 01, 2005
- Bot Builders Scramble for CashSeptember 20, 2005
- Scholars explore American ConstitutionSeptember 13, 2005
- Researchers Discover Key to Human Embryonic Stem-Cell PotentialSeptember 11, 2005
- Why Origami Is Critical to New DrugsSeptember 03, 2005
- NASA Robotics Internship Program Tours CSAILAugust 30, 2005Thirty-three members of the NASA Robotic internship program visited CSAIL in early August. Their tour included a a visit to the Model- based Embedded and Robotic Systems Group and the Humanoid Robotics Group.
The NASA Robotics Internship Program is an intensive resident summer program of higher learning for college undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing professional and...
- NSF proposes next-generation InternetAugust 29, 2005
- MIT program bridges Mideast divideAugust 15, 2005
- Technical Team Recognized for Groundbreaking Achievement With Determina Memory FirewallAugust 07, 2005
- EECS appoints 10 to professorshipsJuly 17, 2005
- Harvard, MIT profs land $200K each in Microsoft grantsJuly 17, 2005
- Many minds, one goal: Curb bad trafficJuly 10, 2005
- Professor Emeritus Robert Fano receives an Honorary Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Politecnico di TorinoJune 11, 2005Professor Emeritus Robert Fano receives an Honorary Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino. Professor Fano was born in Torino, Italy, and did most of his undergraduate work at the School of Engineering of Torino before coming to the United States in 1939.
- Microsoft Research Names First Winners of New Faculty Fellowship Awards, Fueling Innovative Research in Computer Science May 24, 2005
- Researchers Reveal Holes in GridMay 12, 2005
- Akamai's Tom Leighton to Testify at U.S. Congressional Hearing on the Future of Computer Science ResearchMay 10, 2005
- Robot 'zoo' is a class actMay 05, 2005
- Time Travelers to Meet in Not Too Distant FutureMay 05, 2005
- Link Ban 'Threatens Free Speech'May 03, 2005
- Dertouzos Lecturer Series: Professor Daphne Koller May 03, 2005Professor Daphne Koller from Stanford University gave a talk titled "Probabilistic Models for Complex Domains: Cells, Bodies, and Webpages" on May 6th, 2005.
- Quanta Computer, Inc. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announce TParty Project May 01, 2005Quanta Computer, Inc. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today announced a five-year, $20M joint research collaboration project ("TParty") aimed at developing the next generation of platforms for computing and communication beyond personal computers.
- Why robots are scary--and coolApril 11, 2005
- Teams build robots that walk like humansMarch 11, 2005
- Software gives descriptive directionsFebruary 27, 2005
- Computation comes to lifeFebruary 27, 2005
- Crack in SHA-1 code 'stuns' security gurusFebruary 20, 2005
- A New Model Army Soldier Rolls Closer to BattleFebruary 15, 2005