EXPLORE: The Student Experience

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.

February 22–24

Computing Film Festival, Building 26-100


MIT Lecture Series Committee

Moneyball, Friday, February 22 @ 7 pm
Imitation Game, Saturday, February 23 @2 pm
Her, Saturday, February 23 @ 5 pm
Ex Machina, Saturday, February 23 @ 8:30 pm
Hidden Figures, Sunday, February 24 @ 2 pm

February 26
2:00–4:30 pm

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


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
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

5:00–6:30 pm

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.