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At SSRC we
Bring together faculty, researchers, students and staff from across MIT to develop collaborative, holistic and systems-based approaches for the study of the high-impact, complex, sociotechnical systems that shape our world
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PROGRAMS

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Our programs address complex challenges across a wide spectrum, including health, energy and the environment.

RESEARCH

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Our research addresses some of the most pressing information and systems challenges facing the world.

PEOPLE

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SSRC brings together faculty, researchers, students, and staff from across MIT to seek solutions to complex societal challenges.

Latest News & Research

Policy Hackathon Produces New Solutions for Technology Policy Challenges

Policy Hackathon Produces New Solutions for Technology Policy Challenges

The 2022 MIT Policy Hackathon explored policy solutions to sociotechnical challenges focused on post-pandemic efforts to build a better society, with challenges in cybersecurity, environmental…
Unlocking the Power of Cellphone-Generated Mobility Data to Benefit Neighborhoods

Unlocking the Power of Cellphone-Generated Mobility Data to Benefit Neighborhoods

Prof. Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland and Research Scientist Esteban Moro engage in collaborative effort with scientists from Northeastern funded by the National Science Foundation. The team…
Wiggling toward bio-inspired machine intelligence

Wiggling toward bio-inspired machine intelligence

Inspired by jellyfish and octopuses, Jadbabaie Research Group member Juncal Arbelaiz investigates the theoretical underpinnings that will enable systems to more efficiently adapt to their…

SSRC programs and research groups are addressing complex sociotechnical challenges across all five MIT schools

RECENT PROJECTS

News Sharing, Persuasion and a Theory of Misinformation Spreading in Social Networks
News Sharing, Persuasion and a Theory of Misinformation Spreading in Social Networks
AI, Computation, Data Science, Information & Decision-making, Institutional Behavior, Big Data, Social Networks
Applying Nanofluidics to Enhance Biomanufacturing
Applying Nanofluidics to Enhance Biomanufacturing
Healthcare / Medicine
Transformer 4.0 : Digital Revolution of Power Transformers
Transformer 4.0 : Digital Revolution of Power Transformers
Energy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Transportation
Trusted Data: Privacy, Security, and Economics of Data
Trusted Data: Privacy, Security, and Economics of Data
AI, Computation, Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data, Social Networks, Urban Systems
Urban Water Modeling
Urban Water Modeling
Agriculture, Energy, Urban Systems, Information & Decision-making, and Systems Innovation

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