News & Events


Photo of electric vehicle and two reserchers

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".

Photo of Munther Dahleh

June 28, 2016

Munther Dahleh Selected IFAC Fellow

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

Night-time photo of a city taken from above

June 1, 2016

Making cities smarter

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

April 20, 2016

David Forney: The Man Who Launched a Million Modems

"It can sometimes seem as though there’s a gaping chasm between theory and reality.