The SDM community is continually addressing some of the world's most complex challenges through innovative problem-solving. Our faculty continue to shape the field of systems thinking through their research. With critical guidance from our faculty and industry professionals, our students and alumni harness the principles and theories from their SDM education to find innovative solutions and serve as leaders in their fields.
Dan Sturtevant SDM ’07 was featured in MIT News for his work on making large, complex codebases more understandable and more modular. His company Silverthread spun out of
Susan Conover SDM ’15 was featured in MIT News for her work on the startup she co-founded, Piction Health. Piction is an app that assists doctors in identifying and managing
Elizabeth White Baker, SDM ’19 alumna, was interviewed for Peter Coy’s newsletter in the New York Times discussing her research into hospital safety procedures and medical
Indrayud Mandal, a current SDM fellow, will co-present a pre-conference workshop at the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference on March 6th and 7th, 2021. “Using Tactile
Pankhuri Sen, SDM ’20 and a research assistant in MIT’s AutoID Laboratory was featured in MIT News for the laboratory’s work on RFID sensors that could be
An MIT team, including one SDM fellow, took second place in NASA’s 2019 BIG Idea Challenge. Tommy Smith joined SDM in 2018 and participated in the student team’s
SDM alum Sorin Grama’s venture Transaera was named a finalist for the Global Cooling Prize, an international innovation competition focused on developing efficient and