MIT-DATA

Ali Jadbabaie named head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ali Jadbabaie, the JR East Professor of Engineering, has been named the new head of the Department of Civil...

Jun 26 · 1 min read >

Improving global health equity by helping clinics do more with less

More children are being vaccinated around the world today than ever before, and the prevalence of many vaccine-preventable diseases...

Jun 26 · 4 min read >

Bringing the predictive power of artificial intelligence to health care

An important aspect of treating patients with conditions like diabetes and heart disease is helping them stay healthy outside...

Jun 19 · 4 min read >

From delayed deceleration to Zooming

On Nov. 21, 2019, the sun had set just a couple of hours before on an unseasonably warm day,...

Jun 14 · 6 min read >

The social life of data

On a typical day in our data-saturated world, Facebook announces plans to encrypt its Messenger data, prompting uproar from...

Jun 8 · 5 min read >

If transistors can’t get smaller, then coders have to get smarter

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted that the number of transistors that could fit on a computer chip...

Jun 5 · 3 min read >

Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice

The fast and efficient generation of random numbers has long been an important challenge. For centuries, games of chance...

May 28 · 4 min read >

A data-driven response to a pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to challenge how societies and institutions function at macro and micro scales. In the United...

May 15 · 5 min read >

Reporting tool aims to balance hospitals’ Covid-19 load

As cases of Covid-19 continue to climb in parts of the United States, the number of people seeking treatment...

Apr 24 · 5 min read >