SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of Feb. 19

“Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995”
A new MIT exhibition focuses on a body of largely overlooked monitor-based sculptures and includes work by alumni artist-fellows Ernst Caramelle, Muntadas, and Nam June Paik. On view at the MIT List Visual Arts Center through April 15. MIT News.

Houston gives a Texas-sized welcome to the MIT Better World Tour
At the recent MIT Better World event in Houston, Greg Turner ’74, MArch ’77 president and founder of Turner Duran Architects and recipient of the MIT Alumni Association Bronze Beaver Award, welcomed attendees and introduced MIT president L. Rafael Reif." MIT News.

Media Lab alum leads development of smart glasses for cyclists, runners
Ernesto Martinez SM '06, PhD '12 is leading MIT spinout Kopin to the consumer market. Read about SOLOS smart glasses, specifically made for cyclists and runners in Forbes.

How Soofa Is Taking a Consumer-Friendly Approach to Smart City Tech
Media Lab spinout Soofa from Nan Zhao PhD '17 (MAS), Jutta Friedrichs, and Sandra Richter, is not only putting a modern spin on city amenities, they’re aiming to use sensor data collected by their benches and signs to help cities with urban planning. BOSTINNO

Superpedestrian named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies
Known for the Copenhagen Wheel, the kit retrofits your manual bicycle into an e-bike capable of cruising around 25 miles per hour, the MIT Senseable City Lab spinout from Assaf Biderman '05 has been named to Fast Company’s list the World's Most Innovative Companies.