News & Events

News & Events

SSRC’s latest updates and upcoming events.


LATEST NEWS

Ali Jadbabaie named head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ali Jadbabaie named head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Jadbabaie has served as Department Head of SSRC since 2016, and is also Associate Director of IDSS.
Dynamic Networks Improve Remote Decision Making

Dynamic Networks Improve Remote Decision Making

Crisis events demand decision-making networks that are dynamic, not static, and respond to frequent feedback.
CBI Study Analyzes Contamination in Drug Manufacturing Plants

CBI Study Analyzes Contamination in Drug Manufacturing Plants

A new study from the Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) published in Nature Biotechnology analyzes past incidents of viral contamination in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals…
Interview with Gigi Hirsch, MD from Evidera

Interview with Gigi Hirsch, MD from Evidera

NEWDIGS is an exciting and innovative approach to developing solutions for systemwide impediments to biomedical innovation and patient care. The noncompetitive, collaborative environment encourages novel…
Morgan Frank Featured in US Federal Reserve Interview

Morgan Frank Featured in US Federal Reserve Interview

Augmentation—AI designed to work with humans, not replace them—promises to improve job quality and productivity. In an audio feature, roboticists and researchers talk to Invested about augmentation’s…
FP article: Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump

FP article: Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump

Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump Killing the Islamic State leader will not kill his ideas. By Santiago Segarra, Ali Jadbabaie and Richard Nielsen October 29, 2019 It…
Director Ali Jadbabaie explains the work of SSRC

Director Ali Jadbabaie explains the work of SSRC

In an interview with the Sociotechnical Systems Research Center Director Ali Jadbabaie, he explains the importance of the work that is currently undergone here in…
Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship

Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship

Brain and cognitive sciences professor studies how the human mind is able to learn so rapidly. Josh Tenenbaum, a professor in MIT’s Department of Brain…
Living Lab Launches in Adelaide

Living Lab Launches in Adelaide

World-famous university MIT will be an integral part of Lot Fourteen, the old hospital site on North Tce — establishing a living laboratory to crunch…
Empowering African Farmers with Data

Empowering African Farmers with Data

Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction. by Scott Murray…

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