For high achievers who never give up, switching careers can be daunting. Here are five alumni who radically rethought their professional lives—and aren’t looking back.
Chloe Dean, a grad student in the MIT–Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution joint program, is working to help harness the power of the ocean to safely sequester carbon.
From the invincible Iron Man to the diabolical Doctor Octopus, Marvel’s mightiest characters share ties to the Institute. Here’s why.
MIT’s newly tenured faculty are amazing. Listen in as I chat with them in my new podcast, Curiosity Unbounded.
First-years embrace Mens et Manus in a project that reimagines the Barbie stereotype.
A device that can be incorporated into a bra could help people check for early-stage tumors between routine mammograms.
AI makes it easy to tamper with images online, but an MIT-built system subtly alters them to foil the manipulation.
A mix of cheap, abundant materials could hold electricity from wind or solar in foundations or roads.
A battery-free system could send signals across kilometer-scale distances to aid climate monitoring and more.
The Chinese government has enhanced its power—and the country’s tech sector—by using AI-based facial recognition to help stifle dissent.
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