Students are invited to celebrate the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing by enjoying a thought-provoking film series on computing and AI, participating in workshops and interactive demonstrations that illustrate ways in which MIT is advancing computing, and creating connections between disciplines in one of the Computing Connections Challenges hosted before Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Agenda – February 26, 2019

Computing Exposition at Charles M. Vest Student Street, Building 32 and Building 76 Lobby

Partners: Arts at MIT, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Martin Trust Center, MIT School of Engineering, The MIT Quest for Intelligence, and Undergraduate Association

  • Narrating Space / Spatializing Narrative
  • The College of Computing Means to You…
  • Machine Learning for Monitoring Fetal Health in MRI and Heart Failure in X-Ray
  • Hydraulic Soft Robotic Fish
  • Student Disability Services and Assistive Technology Information Center
  • Gobo: Take control of your social feed
  • Creative Computing for Designing and Building Architecture
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Modeling of FC Barcelona Dribble Dynamics
  • Enabling Critical Self-Reflection with Chimeria: Grayscale
  • Essence: An Olfactory Wearable that Triggers Scent Based on Biometric Information during Sleep and
  • Wakefulness
  • LUI: A New Human-Computer Interface for Large Displays
  • MiniCheetah
  • Passage Home VR
  • Expansion Microscopy for Connectomics
  • MoSculp: Interactive Visualization of Shape and Time
  • GelSight: Giving Sense of Touch for Robots
  • Automated Planning for Robotic Spatial Printing
  • Painting with the Neurons of a Generative Adversarial Network
  • High-Performance, Low-Cost Solar Photovoltaic-Powered Electrodialysis Desalination for India
  • Human-Robot Collaboration for Remote Manipulation
  • Moral Machine
  • The Thinking Cap
  • Interactive Data Visualization with Vega-Lite and Lyra
  • Long-Term Social Robot Companions

Perspectives from Luminaries—A Panel on Computing and Cognition at Huntington Hall, Building 10-250

  • Barbara Liskov, Institute Professor at MIT
  • Pattie Maes, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT
  • Laura Schulz, Professor of Cognitive Science at MIT
  • Jaime Teevan, Chief Scientist for Microsoft‘s Experiences and Devices
  • Jeannette Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute; Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University
  • Students who attend the panel and sign in with Engage will be entered to win a Microsoft XBox, a Microsoft Surface Go, an Oculus Go VR headset, and Professional Development Exploration Grants. They will be awarded at the reception that follows.

A special thanks to the Computing Launch Committee, EECS Graduate Student Association; Graduate Women’s Group of Course 6; the Machine Intelligence Community, especially Natalie Lao, Nikhil Murthy, and Moin Nadeem; the MIT Graduate Student Council; the MIT Lecture Series Committee, especially Kelsey Becker, Liam Herndon, and Jose Zavala; the MIT Undergraduate Association; the Student Advisory Group for Engineering; and the UA BetterMIT Student Life Makeathon, especially Jocasta Lewis, Kaila Pfrang, and Yaateh Richardson.