LCS/AI Lab Timeline
This Web-based timeline is meant to document the history of computing research at MIT, which dates back to the 1940's. It is, at the moment, quite incomplete, and needs help from those interested in rounding out the story. Computer-related research at MIT has been conducted by many different Laboratories and Departments, including the Whirlwind project, the Research Lab of Electronics, the Computer-Aided Design project, Project MAC and its descendants (the Lab for Computer Science and the Artificial Intelligence Lab), the Information Technology program at the Sloan School, and the Media Lab. Indeed, at the turn of the millenium, computing is becoming an important focus of many other engineering departments as well.