News & Events


June 24, 2020

LIDS PIs represent MIT in team awarded funding from U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E for transformational energy technology

A Lehigh University team, led by LIDS Visiting Scholar Alberto Lamadrid (Lehigh University) and with MIT LIDS co-PIs Principal Research Scientist Audun Botterud, Senior Research Scientist Marija Ilic, and Professor Patrick Jaillet, has been awarded $2.5 million by the U.S.

June 9, 2020

Photorealistic simulator made MIT robot racing competition a live online experience

Every spring, the basement of the Ray and Maria Stata Center becomes a racetrack for tiny self-driving cars that tear through the halls one by one.

June 8, 2020

Hamza Fawzi, James Saunderson, and Pablo Parrilo receive 2020 SIAG/OPT Best Paper Prize

We are thrilled to share the news that LIDS faculty member Pablo Parrilo, together with LIDS alums Hamza Fawzi (University of Cambridge) and James Saunderson (Monash University), have received the 2020 SIAM Activity Group on Optimization (SIAG/OPT) Best Paper Prize for their paper, “Semidefinit