People at LIDS


Interim Director: Munther Dahleh
Associate Director: Pablo Parrilo
Assistant Director for Administration: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Faculty and Principal Investigators

The Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) has 15 faculty members, with faculty drawn from  Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Administrative Staff

LIDS administrative staff provides support to LIDS faculty, research staff, students, and overall functioning of the lab.

Research Staff

LIDS has a distinguished group of research scholars, including postdoctoral associates and research scientists.


LIDS trains the future leaders in academia, industry, and public sector. Our students arrive with distinguished backgrounds from all corners of the world and work on a broad set of topics. LIDS is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse academic community.

MIT Affiliates

LIDS enjoys connections and partnerships with many people and departments within MIT.

Research Affiliates

LIDS’ affiliations and connections with people in other academic institutions and organizations enrich our academic community by bringing new energy and perspectives.