Extracting hydrogen from rocks

Iwnetim Abate aims to stimulate natural hydrogen production underground, potentially unearthing a new path to a cheap, carbon-free energy source.

Second round of seed grants awarded to MIT scholars studying the impact and applications of generative AI

The 16 finalists — representing every school at MIT — will explore generative AI’s impact on privacy, art, drug discovery, aging, and more.

Five MIT faculty members take on Cancer Grand Challenges

Joining three teams backed by a total of $75 million, MIT researchers will tackle some of cancer’s toughest challenges.

Generative AI for smart grid modeling

MIT LIDS awarded funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission as part of a multi-state collaborative project to model and test new smart grid technologies for use in rural areas.

MIT scholars awarded seed grants to probe the social implications of generative AI

The 27 finalists — representing every school at MIT — will explore the technology’s impact on democracy, education, sustainability, communications, and much more.

Supporting sustainability, digital health, and the future of work

The MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology selects three new research projects to support.

Artificial intelligence for augmentation and productivity

The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing awards seed grants to seven interdisciplinary projects exploring AI-augmented management.

MIT-Pillar AI Collective announces first seed grant recipients

Six teams conducting research in AI, data science, and machine learning receive funding for projects that have potential commercial applications.

Inaugural J-WAFS Grand Challenge aims to develop enhanced crop variants and move them from lab to land

Matt Shoulders will lead an interdisciplinary team to improve RuBisCO — the photosynthesis enzyme thought to be the holy grail for improving agricultural yield.