August 14, 2019

JPL team co-led by Luca Carlone participates in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

LIDS faculty member Luca Carlone is the MIT lead of Team CoSTAR — a multi-university team led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) that is participating in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subterranean Challenge Systems Competition. 

August 12, 2019

Optimus Ride’s autonomous system makes self-driving vehicles a reality

Optimus Ride, co-founded by LIDS alum and professor Sertac Karaman, has a unique approach to improving human mobility, helping it gain traction in a competitive landscape.

July 22, 2019

Portrait of mentoring excellence: Eytan Modiano

LIDS Associate Director Eytan Modiano has been recognized by MIT’s Office of Graduate Education (OGE) with a Committed to Caring (C2C) award, given to faculty for providing exceptional mentoring, advising, and support to graduate students.

July 19, 2019

Prof. Devavrat Shah wins 2019 ACM Sigmetrics Test of Time Paper Award

We are thrilled to share that Prof. Devavrat Shah, along with LIDS alumni Shreevatsa Rajagopalan and Jinwoo Shin, received the prestigious ACM Sigmetrics Test of Time Paper Award for 2019.

June 25, 2019

Cool Wireless

Omer Tanovic, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, joined LIDS because he loves studying theory and turning research questions into solvable math problems.