New urban studies program to spur research and innovation in China.
MIT launches China Future City Lab
Startup’s system captures particle matter from diesel exhaust and turns it into inks and paints.
Recycling air pollution to make art
Five join the SA+P faculty, while 10 are recognized for work in art, architecture, urbanism, and design.
Faculty additions and promotions at the School of Architecture and Planning
Visiting Artist B. Stephen Carpenter II examines issues of access, privilege and the global water crisis.
Using art to disrupt systems of oppression
Study of solar pump technology use in India assesses technical performance and explores innovative business cases to increase user adoption.
MIT researchers release evaluation of solar pumps for irrigation and salt mining in India
Expert in social policy and social reform, especially the welfare state and retirement policy, was a longtime MIT professor.
Martin Rein, former professor of urban studies and planning, dies at 89
Focused laser beam could help scientists map connections among neurons that underlie behavior.
Next-generation optogenetic molecules control single neurons
Bruno Verdini leads a popular new class on negotiation skills.
“A good negotiator can be exactly who you are"
Energy-efficient construction is key to lowering urban emissions, study finds.
How cities can fight climate change most effectively
Projects by SA+P faculty, researchers, and alumni explore the exhibition's theme of “Imminent Commons.”
Innovative MIT projects at the Seoul Biennale
Projects by SA+P faculty, researchers, and alumni explore the exhibition's theme of “Imminent Commons.”
Innovative MIT projects at the Seoul Biennale
Projects by SA+P faculty, researchers, and alumni explore the exhibition's theme of “Imminent Commons.”
Innovative MIT projects at the Seoul Biennale
Andorra funds MIT Media Lab technologies that, in turn, help improve the nation’s cities.
Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers
Using Bitcoin's blockchain technology, the Institute has become one of the first universities to issue recipient-owned virtual credentials.
Digital Diploma debuts at MIT
MIT Architecture program rated highly for research and overall excellence based on surveys of practitioners.
DesignIntelligence ranks MIT graduate architecture program among top in nation
Ingestible devices could diagnose gastrointestinal slowdown or monitor food intake.
Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract
Why MIT’s Gediminas Urbonas helped produce a new book about art and public space.
“Art teaches us how to disrupt”
Human Dynamics research group earns high marks in new scientific collaboration to improve the lives of disadvantaged American children.
Media Lab team tops Fragile Families Challenge
Future City Innovation Connector to support projects addressing rapid growth of Chinese cities.
MIT and Tsinghua University sign urban innovation agreement
Fifty years after its founding, the vision of CAVS and founder György Kepes lives on in the Program in Art, Culture and Technology.
Celebrating the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, a pioneer in melding art, science, and tech
MIT team’s online platform links those who need aid with those who can help.
Targeted, crowdsourced aid for Mexican earthquake victims
Via social media, residents can contribute to public map that increases safety and helps response planning.
MIT Urban Risk Lab map offers real-time, crowd-sourced flood reporting during Hurricane Irma
MIT Media Lab professor considers the trust gap between people and autonomous vehicles.
3Q: Iyad Rahwan on the “psychological roadblocks” facing self-driving cars
MIT alumna is establishing a new research group aimed at harnessing space engineering to improve life on Earth.
Danielle Wood joins Media Lab faculty
PhD student works at the intersection of urban planning and computer science.
Gregory Falco: Protecting urban infrastructure against cyberterrorism
Media Lab researchers have developed a system that could save retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records.
Drones relay RFID signals for inventory control
Study from CRE's Siqi Zheng shows commercial parks have boosted growth, created new urban centers.
Industrial “edge cities” have helped China grow
A national study by DUSP researchers provides one of the first in-depth looks at the characteristics of places that have adopted food recycling.
Study: For food-waste recycling, policy is key
MIT Media Lab summer event explores responsible dissent, embodied in its new Disobedience Award.
Defiance: Disobedience for the good of all
Study: Being near colleagues helps cross-disciplinary research on papers and patents.
Proximity boosts collaboration on MIT campus
Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or ethnic composition, predicts revitalization
Why do some neighborhoods improve?
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