Featured Research

Cilllia: 3D-Printing Pipeline for Programmable Hair

Cilia–the microscopic basic hair-like structure that covers all mammalian cells–has numerous functions. As a natural interface between a living organism and its environment, hair provides warmth and adhesion; it senses vibration and touch, and it’s responsive in terms of navigation and movement. Plus, hair has aesthetic properties.  more ›

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Centers and Joint Programs

SIGs, Initiatives, and Working Groups

Centers and joint programs combine the work of Media Lab researchers with collaborators throughout MIT.
The following smaller, more focused special interest groups (SIGs) and working groups deal with particular subject areas.