June 5, 2017

Shreya Saxena receives Graduate Women of Excellence Award

We are pleased to share that LIDS student Shreya Saxena was named a 2017 Graduate Woman of Excellence.

June 1, 2017

Luca Carlone to join MIT faculty, to be part of LIDS as a Principal Investigator

Luca Carlone, currently a Research Scientist at LIDS, will be joining the MIT department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, as an Assistant Professor, with the official appointment starting in January 2018. He will also be part of LIDS in a new capacity, as a Principal Investigator.

May 30, 2017

MIT Spinoff Company Develops Self-Driving Technologies to Enable Safe, Sustainable, and Equitable Mobility Solutions

As we strive towards an inevitable future where autonomous vehicles dominate the urban landscape, transporting both people and goods with greater safety and efficiency, Optimus Ride is well positioned to play a significant role in what must be a continual evolution.

May 26, 2017

Omer Tanovic, LIDS student, receives Tucker Award for outstanding teaching from EECS

It is a pleasure to share the news that Omer Tanovic, a LIDS student, was the recipient of the EECS department’s Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award for outstanding teaching, which was presented at the annual EECS Awards and Recognition Celebration on Sunday, May 21.  

May 26, 2017

Patrick Jaillet recipient of Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching

We are excited to share that Professor Patrick Jaillet has received a Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching, from the School of Engineering, to acknowledge “the tradition of high-quality engineering education at MIT."