Rachel Gordon


Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


Communications and Media Manager


Communications and Media Relations Manager at CSAIL, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory pioneers research in computing that improves the way people work, play, and learn.

Latest Posts

MIT researchers introduce a method that uses artificial intelligence to automate the explanation of complex neural networks.

AI agents help explain other AI systems

MIT CSAIL researchers combine AI and electron microscopy to expedite detailed brain network mapping, aiming to enhance connectomics research and clinical pathology.

Using AI to optimize for rapid neural imaging

Researchers create a new simulation tool for robots to manipulate complex fluids in a step toward helping them more effortlessly assist with daily tasks.

Helping robots handle fluids

MIT researchers exhibit a new advancement in autonomous drone navigation, using brain-inspired liquid neural networks that excel in out-of-distribution scenarios.

Drones navigate unseen environments with liquid neural networks

“DribbleBot” can maneuver a soccer ball on landscapes such as sand, gravel, mud, and snow, using reinforcement learning to adapt to varying ball dynamics.

A four-legged robotic system for playing soccer on various terrains

The manufacturing industry (largely) welcomed artificial intelligence with open arms. Less of the dull, dirty, and dangerous? Say no more. Planning for mechanical assemblies still requires more than scratching out some sketches, of course — it’s a complex conundrum that means dealing with arbitrary 3D shapes and highly constrained motion required for real-world assemblies.

An automated way to assemble thousands of objects