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2013-06-16 • AgeLab's research on livable communities and development of the USDOT-funded MALL or Massachusetts Avenue Living Laboratory project was featured in The Atlantic. Urban Geographer and AgeLab Post-doc... Read more

 

2013-06-16 •  ABC Australia interviewed AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer about the future of the driverless car. Read/listen here.

 

2013-06-13 • Robotics Tomorrow covered AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer's keynote at this year's Driverless Car Summit. Read the story here.

 

2013-06-11 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke with USA Today about what he foresees to be the challenges of developing driverless cars. Read the article here.

 

2013-05-23 • Former AgeLab student researcher Dorothy Brown received a Fulbright to study in Brazil  the use of rice husk ash in concrete as a low-cost and environmentally friendly construction material.... Read more

 

2013-05-22 •  Dr. Coughlin's most recent op ed for MarketWatch advises college graduates to plan for multiple careers and 60 years of work. Read the piece here.

 

2013-05-16 • Dr. Reimer breaks down distracted driving on Weather Channel. See video here.

 

2013-05-14 • Register here for our webinar on Tuesday, May 21, at 12pm ET (11 CT, 10 MT, 9 PT) Live from the MIT AgeLab, Healthways and the MIT AgeLab invite you to join some of the most forward-... Read more

 

2013-04-26 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin, along with researchers Hilde Waerstad and Alea Mehler walk BBC World News correspondent Adam Shaw through its different projects for an inside look. Adam takes a spin in... Read more

 

2013-04-22 •  On April 9, 2013 Ms. Miller and Dr. D’Ambrosio gave a talk entitled “A Tough Decision in Later Life: Older Adults and Driving “ at the Roger Williams University Law School,... Read more

 

2013-04-17 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin guestblogson MarketWatch.com: Retirement planning is about more than money. A focus on finance in retirement is not incorrect, but it is woefully incomplete. Read the... Read more

 

2013-04-16 • A recent article in the MIT Technology Review discussed the challenges of approaching automation in on-road vehicles. AgeLab's Dr. Bryan Reimer gave the reporter a test-drive in our AwareCar to get a... Read more

 

2013-04-11 • Anders Häggman will present "A Driving Simulation study Examining Destination Entry wtih iPhone iOS 5 Google Maps and a Garmin Portable GPS System" at the Human Factors and... Read more

 

2013-04-07 •  The New York Times ran a story which included an interview from AgeLab research scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer on driver workload and the future of automobile safety. Read the article here.

 

2013-04-01 • NBC Nightly News featured a recently completed driving fitness study done by MIT AgeLab in partnership with The Hartford. The following are clips from the segment:   'I definitely feel a... Read more

 

2013-03-19 • The Wall Street Journal has rounded up a team they call "The Experts" - a group of "industry and thought leaders" including AgeLab director Joe Coughlin. The Experts will carry in... Read more

 

2013-03-18 • AgeLab research scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer was featured by MIT's Industrial Liaison Program in the ILP Insider. The profile overviews his work in optimizing driver-vehicle interface, including recent... Read more

 

2013-03-13 • AgeLab Director, Joseph Coughlin was interviewed along with industry experts in the recent issue of Bank Investment Consultant’s “Making Sense of Behavioral Economics.” Coughlin... Read more

 

2013-03-12 • Introducing Technology Into Older Adults' Homes Research scientist Lisa D'Ambrosio and research fellow Dick Myrick Tuesday, March 12, 2013: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Recent research at the MIT AgeLab... Read more

 

2013-02-21 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin contributed an article to WSJ/MarketWatch to discuss considerations in aging-in-place or downsizing. He discusses AgeLab's research on aging-in-place, assessing age-... Read more

 

2013-01-31 • AgeLab research associate Bryan Reimer spoke with PBS Next Avenue about trust and driverless cars. Read the article here.

 

2013-01-29 •  Joe Coughlin identifies transportation critical to retirement planning on Wall Street Journal MarketWatch in his article Transportation: Retirement on the Move.

 

2013-01-16 •  MIT AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was interviewed by CBS Boston for a segment that aired last night. He discusses how cars can sense physiology by monitoring pulse, heart rate and more... Read more

 

2013-01-16 • AgeLab Founding Director Joseph Coughlin gave a keynote lecture at the National Academies Institute of Medicine Forum "Fostering Independence & Healthy Aging Through Technology" in... Read more

 

2013-01-03 • MIT Technology Review discussed recent AgeLab findings on how different fonts might affect driver safety. Research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted as saying, "We're not advocates of putting... Read more

 

2012-12-10 • MIT AgeLab's founder and Director Joseph Coughlin was named by AARP Magazine as one of Nine Influentials Who Are Redefining Our View of Aging. The select group includes leading researchers, industry... Read more

 

2012-12-10 •  EHS Works, a blog from the American Society of Safety Engineers wrote about AgeLab research with typeface and driver safety. Read the blog post here.

 

2012-12-02 •  AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke with The Economics about how eye-tracking equipment and software is used. Read the article here.

 

2012-11-28 •  AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer shared with the Wall Street Journal how monitoring driver state could trigger car safety systems. In a video interview with Joe White, Wall Street Journal... Read more

 

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