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August 4, 2016

New online course addresses data science challenges

In a world where data sets grow at an exponential rate due to new tracking mechanisms applied to everything from smartphones and televisions to online shopping and social media,

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July 29, 2016

Robert Berwick Selected to Give 2016 STOQ Lecture at the Vatican

On July 18, 2016, LIDS professor Robert Berwick delivered the 2016 STOQ Lecture at the Vatican.

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July 28, 2016

MIT to test out electric vehicle shuttles

Some students, faculty, and staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology next semester won’t need to worry about hoofing it to get around parts of campus. Instead, they can hail a ride from a vehicle that looks like a high-tech golf cart.

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July 21, 2016

Eytan Modiano and Collaborators Win Best Paper Award at MobiHoc

Professor Eytan Modiano, together with his student Abhishek Sinha and collaborator Professor Leandros Tassiulas (Yale), received the best paper award at ACM MobiHoc 2016 for their paper: "Throughput-optimal Broadcast in Wireless Networks with Dynamic Topology".

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June 28, 2016

Munther Dahleh Selected IFAC Fellow

LIDS is pleased to announce that Prof. Munther Dahleh has received a 2017 IFAC Fellow Award.

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June 1, 2016

Making cities smarter

Imagine your city as it might be in the not-so-distant future.