February 4, 2020
LIDS, together with IDSS, officially joined the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing on January 1, 2020. The article below summarizes the college's initial structure and vision.
January 31, 2020
It is a great pleasure to share that LIDS faculty member Caroline Uhler and LIDS Affiliate Member Elchanan Mossel were named 2019 Simons Investigators by the Simons Foundation.
January 30, 2020
We are thrilled to share that LIDS faculty member Guy Bresler has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research on “Reducibility among high-dimensional statistics problems: information preserving mappings, algorithms, and complexity.”
January 15, 2020
We are very happy to share that LIDS faculty member Caroline Uhler has been granted tenure by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).
January 14, 2020
Please join us in congratulating LIDS student Ian Schneider on being the first student in the newly-formed IDSS SES PhD program to successfully defend his dissertation!
January 11, 2020
In the secluded Russian city where Yury Polyanskiy grew up, all information about computer science came from the outside world. Visitors from distant Moscow would occasionally bring back the latest computer science magazines and software CDs to Polyanskiy’s high school for everyone to share.