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What Society Can Learn from Data

  • Keplers' Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

Professor Munther Dahleh is the William A. Coolidge Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Founding Director of the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS). IDSS spans all five schools at MIT with a mission to organize the incredible amount of data available today in order to better understand some of societies most pressing issues including: energy, finance, health care, social networks, urban systems, and more.

Technological advances in areas such as smart sensors, big data, communications, computing, and social networking are rapidly scaling the size and complexity of interconnected systems and networks. At the same time, they are generating masses of data that can lead to new insights and understandings.

Join Professor Munther Dahleh as he discusses how research and academics at the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) address complex societal challenges using data from across these systems.

Earlier Event: March 27
Katherine Applegate
Later Event: April 2
Spanish Book Discussion Group