News & Events


June 28, 2017

LIDS Alum David Tse Receives 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award

David Tse, LIDS alum and Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, received the 2017 Claude E. Shannon Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) in Aachen, Germany, held June 25 - 30, 2017.

June 12, 2017

Eytan Modiano Appointed LIDS Associate Director

We are pleased to share that Prof. Eytan Modiano has been appointed LIDS Associate Director, effective July 1, 2017.

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.