HSL News

Mon, 10/18/2021

Strain in the Proximal Femur during Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Tom Abitante, HSL

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Room 33-218              


Astronauts in microgravity experience substantial...

Tue, 10/12/2021

Powered Air Purifying Respirator for Pandemic Response

Akshay Kothakonda and Ferrous Ward


The rapid spread of COVID-19 and disruption of normal supply chains resulted in severe shortages of...

Mon, 10/11/2021

Read about Hosea Siu's research at Lincoln Labs on Human-AI teaming in this article from MIT News. (10/04/2021) Click on the link to the full artcile, including quotes from Hosea about the results.


Tue, 09/21/2021

Engineering Mechanical Counter Pressure Spacesuits and Compression Garments

Akshay Kothakonda, HSL graduate student


"Extravehicular activities (EVA’s) are an essential and integral part of human exploration of space, with...

Wed, 09/15/2021

First HSL Meeting for the Fall 2021-22 term!

Just a reminder that the HSL meeting will take place tomorrow at 12pm in Room 33-218 (second floor of building 33).  In order to get into the room, you will need to swipe your MIT ID card.  The first person in should just leave...

Thu, 06/17/2021

The HSL congratulates our own Liz Zotos for being awarded the MIT School of Engineering Ellen J. Mandigo Award for Outstanding Service. She has been a vital member of the lab and department providing her knowledge, compassion, assitance, and, of course, baklava, to students, staff, faculty and...

Mon, 05/24/2021

A Multimodal Communication Platform for IVA/EVA Teaming
Allison Porter, Human Systems Laboratory

Abstract: Human missions to Mars are fast approaching, with current NASA timelines planning these missions for the 2040s. Extended transmission delays...

Thu, 05/13/2021

Title: Neural Control of Exoskeletons
Speaker:  Hosea Siu, LL Technical Staff and HSL Alum

Zoom:  https://mit.zoom.us/j/96678010991


Thu, 04/29/2021

Title: Physics-Informed Deep learning for Uncertainty Quantification in Localized Climate Projections

Speaker: Björn Lütjens, HSL Graduate Student

Climate models forecast a global warming of 1 to 5 °C until 2100 (CMIP6 model ensemble, 2019...

Thu, 04/22/2021

MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-situ Resource Utilization Experiment), a small, gold box-shaped instrument on the Mars2020 rover, Perserverance, successfully demonstrated a solid oxide electrolysis technology for converting the Martian atmosphere to oxygen on Tuesday evening, 4/20. This the first...