Anette Peko Hosoi, wearing a mask, points at a laptop screen

Making data-informed Covid-19 testing plans
MIT News | December 07, 2020

A new web-friendly modeling tool helps organizations build tailored Covid-19 testing strategies that can save money and reduce coronavirus spread.


CESMIX will focus on exascale simulation of materials in hypersonic flow environments. It will also drive the development of new predictive simulation paradigms and computer science tools for the exascale. Pictured is an illustration of a hypersonic vehicle, where materials needed for thermal protection are subject to extreme loading. Credits:Image courtesy of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Center to advance predictive simulation research established at Schwarzman College of Computing
MIT News | November 25, 2020

SDSC member and aeronautics and astronautics professor Youssef Marzouk will lead a new center to support science-based modeling and simulation an...


a laptop with Netflix open on the screen rests on the lap of a person with their feet up, we only see their pajama bottoms and painted toes

The recommendation engine industry of the future
MIT Open Learning | November 24, 2020

Investment and advancement are key to building better recommendation systems, writes EECS and IDSS professor Devavrat Shah.


MITx MicroMasters program

MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science announces new Data Analysis elective
MIT Open Learning | November 09, 2020

New course focuses on hands-on applications of data analysis across disciplines.


Emery Brown

Emery Brown wins Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience
MIT News | October 27, 2020

The award cites Brown's major contributions to statistical analysis of brain activity and advancing the neuroscience of anesthesia.