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
ACT received an Art Works grant for "Futurity Island," a large-scale, land-based installation on MIT’s campus.
Imagining new possibilities: Futurity Island
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
Startup’s stress sensor tracks users’ unconscious responses to products and experiences.
Wearable device reveals consumer emotions
A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.
Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité
Involving local farmers in tackling a problem can provide long-lasting benefits
Evaluating approaches to agricultural development
Expanding tissue samples before imaging offers detailed information about disease.
Microscopy technique could enable more informative biopsies
Density of highly educated residents, rather than income or ethnic composition, predicts revitalization
Why do some neighborhoods improve?
Senseable City Lab visualizes 20 years of data to show how students, faculty, and scholars join MIT from all over the world
Academics without borders
Ventilating flaps lined with live cells open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat
Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit
Scratch Day @ MIT was one of more than 800 global events during May to celebrate the kids’ programming language and online community on its 10th anniversary
Celebrating 10 years of Scratch
QS World University Rankings place MIT No. 1 in 12 of 46 subject areas
MIT named No. 1 university worldwide for architecture/built environment, No. 2 for art and design
Advisor to $1.4 billion state plan sees health care as foundation for “Vital Brooklyn”
3Q: J. Phillip Thompson on revitalizing Central Brooklyn
Initiative links MIT with São Paulo research centers to study affordability and accessibility
New collaboration explores the future of urban housing in Brazil
Learn more about the SA+P community’s commitment to building a better world.
The MIT Campaign for a Better World
School of Architecture and Planning will develop curriculum, courses for Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation
MIT to help Dubai launch a new undergraduate institution focused on design