In the media

  • February 15, 2014
     Fast Company just profiled the top 10 "most innovative companies in robotics," and three companies with MIT roots made the top 5:
    -iRobot, founded by MIT alums Colin Angle and Helen...
  • January 14, 2014
    This week the Boston Globe reported that EECS professor Marvin Minsky was honored for his work as "a founding father of artificial intelligence."
    Minsky, who in 1959 co-founded the MIT...
  • October 30, 2013
    Fast Company has profiled Dr. Ruth Rosenholtz’s work evaluating subway maps to see which provide the most information to the human eye. Rosenholtz and her research group have applied their new...
  • October 30, 2013
    Fast Company has profiled Dr. Ruth Rosenholtz’s work evaluating subway maps to see which provide the most information to the human eye. Rosenholtz and her research group have applied their new...
  • October 16, 2013
    Robert Krulwich, co-host of RadioLab and a science correspondent for NPR, penned a piece drawing attention to CSAIL Director Daniela Rus’ groundbreaking work in robotics.
     
     “...
  • October 04, 2013
    A team of researchers from Professor Daniela Rus’ Distributed Robotics Lab has developed a new type of self-assembling, jumping, flying rolling, modular robot called M-Blocks. The robots,...
  • September 17, 2013
    New Scientist takes a closer look at the DARPA Robotics Challenge, in particular MIT’s approach to developing software that will allow them to successfully operate the Atlas humanoid robot,...
  • August 29, 2013
    Professor John Leonard and his colleagues at the National University of Ireland (NUI) at Maynooth have developed a new mapping algorithm that creates highly-detailed 3-D maps.
     
    “The...
  • August 13, 2013
    On Friday, August 9, CSAIL Director Daniela Rus discussed the future of robotics during a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout session hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology...
  • August 05, 2013
    The Boston Globe’s Hiawatha Bray spotlighted MIT’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in the Aug. 5 edition of the paper.
     
    “‘We’re in this to win it,...
  • July 26, 2013
    The Boston Globe’s Michael Farrell reported on new work by CSAIL researchers that could transform the 3D printing field.
     
    “The MIT researchers created a new programming language to...
  • July 19, 2013
    At the annual conference of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Data Communication, Professor Hari Balakrishnan and CSAIL graduate student Keith Winstein will...
  • July 15, 2013
    The Wall Street Journal has featured new research from CSAIL Principal Investigator Andrew Lo, a professor in the Sloan School of Management and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer...
  • July 01, 2013
    A new system developed by Professor and CSAIL Principal Investigator Dina Katabi along with her graduate student Fadel Adib could one day let us see through walls Superman style. The technology uses...
  • June 20, 2013
    New research from Professor John Guttag, Professor Fredo Durand and graduate student Guha Balakrishnan provides a new means for determining an individual’s heart rate by analyzing an ordinary...
  • June 18, 2013
    The Boston Globe examined the growing trend of computer science graduates heading for career paths in entrepreneurship, as opposed to working in academia or for established tech giants. “A...
  • June 13, 2013
    In the June 10 episode of Bloomberg’s Brink TV show, Bloomberg takes a look at the future of robotics, in particular Baxter, the new manufacturing robot from Professor Rodney Brooks’...
  • May 20, 2013
    The Boston Globe’s Joel Brown reviewed the UP: Umbrella Project performance that took place on Sunday, May 19 at MIT. UP is a collaboration between CSAIL’s Distributed Robotics Lab and...
  • May 20, 2013
    WBUR chronicled the UP: Umbrella Project performance on Sunday, May 19 that brought over 200 MIT community members down to Jack Barry Field in the rain through stories and photos. “Hundreds...
  • May 19, 2013
    The Boston Herald explained the science behind the collaboration between CSAIL’s Distributed Robotics Lab and dance troupe Pilobolus on UP: The Umbrella Project. A “high tech rave...
  • May 03, 2013
    New research from Professor Brian William’s Model-Based Embedded and Robotic Systems Group at CSAIL could allow humans, robots and other autonomous vehicles to collaborate on everything from...
  • April 17, 2013
    In an article in the April 17 edition of The Boston Globe, Professor Hari Balakrishnan, CSAIL principal investigator and co-director of the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing (...
  • April 03, 2013
    IEEE Spectrum chronicled Professor Daniela Rus’ work to reinvent the future of robotics in an April 2012 article on her new National Science Foundation-funded work. “Now imagine if you...
  • April 01, 2013
    Assistant Professor Julie Shah’s work with developing new algorithms that allow robots to collaborate and adapt to the working preferences of their human co-workers, has been featured in The New York...
  • March 22, 2013
    Professor Daniela Rus, director of CSAIL, is leading a movement to revolutionize our access to robots. With help from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Expeditions in Computing Program,...
  • March 20, 2013
    Turing Award winners Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali explained their work in cryptography on Greater Boston with Emily Rooney on March 20, 2013. Watch the full segment below.





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  • March 14, 2013
    The Boston Globe’s Michael Farrell reported on the achievements of Professors Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali upon the occasion of the two winning the A.M. Turing Award. “Their...
  • March 06, 2013
    CSAIL Director Daniela Rus offered her viewpoint on the role of robots in the labor market. “At MIT, a management robot is learning to run a factory and give orders to artificial co-workers,...
  • February 28, 2013
    The Eulerian Video Magnification system developed by a team of CSAIL researchers to amplify and allow for analysis of subtle movements and variations in color in ordinary videos has been featured on...
  • February 11, 2013
    Popular Science featured the work of CSAIL Principal Investigator and Professor Erik Demaine this month in an article called, “The Genius Who Played for a Living.” From his hiring as MIT...