HSL News

Fri, 09/28/2018

"Human-Centered Autonomous Vehicles"

Lex Fridman
Research Scientist

Abstract: I will present a human-centered paradigm for building autonomous vehicle systems, contrasting it with how the problem is currently formulated and...

Tue, 09/25/2018

HSL Meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 9 AM in room 33-206.

Student Elevator Talks on MOXIE
Lead by Professor Jeff Hoffman

Thu, 09/06/2018

"Thermal management technologies for low temperature undersea dive persistence"

Michael S. Strano
Carbon P. Dubbs Professor
Chemical Engineering Department
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jacopo Buongiorno

Thu, 09/06/2018

University of Texas Medical Branch
Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds

Broadcast at MIT


"A Whole Community Approach to Disaster Preparedness and Response: Agenda for Action"

Sharon Petronella Croisant, Ph.D.

Tue, 09/04/2018

This special seminar is hosted by Professor Leia Stirling (MIT) and Ryan McKindles (Research Director of the STRIVE Center and Technical Staff Member in the Bioengineering Systems & Technologies group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory).

"Enhancing Human Anatomy to Improve Bionic...

Wed, 08/08/2018

"Research scope, capabilities and programs at the US Navy’s Environmental Health Effects Laboratory (EHEL) "

Karen L. Mumy, Ph.D., DABT
Director, Environmental Health Effects Research
Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton


Tue, 08/07/2018

"A review of basic and applied research in aerospace medicine and physiology at the US Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAMRL) "

Richard D. Arnold, Ph.D.
Director, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton...

Mon, 06/11/2018

"Digitizing 3-D body movements with wearable systems"

Nan-Wei Gong
Media Lab
Research Affiliate

Abstract: The current standard of capturing and analyzing movement is limited by constraints of a set volume of space. High speed cameras...

Fri, 05/11/2018

Estimating Lines of Non-Extension During Joint Movements for Development of Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suit

Akshay Kothakonda
AA Graduate Student, MVL

Abstract: A Mechanical Counter-Pressure suit concept eliminates the requirement for...

Mon, 05/07/2018

In lieu of regular journal club - we’ll have a group discussion of ideas for reading scientific papers, problems with the peer review system, and the emerging problem of fake/predatory scientific journals.   In preparation, suggest everyone look at these three Science and Nature articles: