Student Theses

S. Mota, “Scalable Recognition of Human Activities for Pervasive Applications in Natural Environments”, MIT PhD Thesis, June 2014. (To be published).

Winder, "MIT Commuter Common : Measuring and Improving the Transportation Footprint of an Urban Institution", Master of City Planning, Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013. [PDF]

Chin, Ryan C.C., Smart Customization: Making Evidence-Based Environmental Decisions. Ph.D. Thesis, Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2012. [PDF]

Lark, William Jr., How the architecture of the CityCar enhances personal mobility and supporting industries, Ph.D., Thesis, Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2012. [PDF]

Pennycooke, Nicholas, AEVITA : designing biomimetic vehicle-to-pedestrian communication protocols for autonomously operating & parking on-road electric vehicles, M.S. Thesis. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2012. [PDF]

Subramani, Praveen, Taking charge : optimizing urban charging infrastructure for shared electric vehicles, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Media Arts and Sciences, September 2012. [PDF]

Post, C. Christopher, A study of alternative drive control interfaces for next-generation electric vehicles, M.Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, September 2011. [PDF]

Winder, "Complete Drawing Prototypes for Urban Complete Streets", Bachelor of Science in Art and Design, Senior Project. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010. [PDF]

Lin, Michael Chia-Liang, The RoboScooter a new personal mobility system, M.S. Thesis. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2010. [PDF]

Phillips, G., Design by Searching: A System for Creating and Evaluating Complex Architectural Assemblies. S.M.ArchS Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2007. [PDF]

Kaushik, P. The Design and Evaluation of a Mobile Handheld Intervention for Providing Context-Sensitive Medication Reminders. M.S. Thesis. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2005. [PDF]

Nawyn, J. A Persuasive Television Remote Control for the Promotion of Health and Well-Being. M.S. Thesis. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2005. [PDF]

Lopez, L., A Sensor Toolkit to Facilitate Context-Awareness for Just-In-Time Questioning. M.Eng. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2005.[PDF]

Chin, Ryan C.C., Product Grammar: Construction and Exploring Solution Spaces, Master of Science in Media Arts & Sciences, Thesis. MIT Media Lab, August 2004. [PDF]

Ho, J. Interruptions: Using Activity Transitions to Trigger Proactive Messages. M.Eng. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2004.[PDF]

Lawrence, T. Chassis + Infill: A Consumer-Driven, Open Source Building Approach for Adaptable, Mass Customized Housing. M.S. Thesis Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Rondoni, J.C. Context-Aware Experience Sampling for the Design and Study of Ubiquitous Technologies. M.Eng. Thesis Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Bao, L. Physical Activity Recognition from Acceleration Data under Semi-Naturalistic Conditions. M.Eng. Thesis Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Beaudin, J.S. From Personal Experience to Design: Externalizing the Homeowner's Needs Assessment Process. M.S. Thesis Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Munguia Tapia, E. Activity Recognition in the Home Setting Using Simple and Ubiquitous Sensors. M.S. Thesis Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Hyman, J.A. Computer Vision Based People Tracking for Motivating Behavior in Public Spaces. M.Eng. Thesis Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Williams, R.E. Training Architectural Computational Critics by Example. M.Eng. Thesis Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

McLeish, T.J. A Platform for Consumer Driven Participative Design of Open (Source) Buildings. M.S. Thesis Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2003. [PDF]

Ma, X., A Web-Based User-Oriented Tool for Universal Kitchen Design. S.M.ArchS Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [PDF]

Chungfat, N. Context-Aware Activity Recognition Using TAN Classifiers. M.Eng. Thesis Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, June 2002. 

Su, J.C.C. Developing an Early Warning System for Congestive Heart Failure Using a Bayesian Reasoning Network. M.S. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering, September 2001. 

Stigge, B. Informed Home Energy Behavior: Developing a Tool for Homeowners to Monitor, Plan, and Learn about Energy Conservation. Masters  Thesis, June 2001. 

Khalaf, R. Multi-Person Tracking Using Dynamic Programming. M.Eng. Thesis, June 2001. 

Chin, Ryan C.C., Comparative Design Methodologies: Automotive vs. Architecture, Thesis, Master of Architecture, MIT Department of Architecture, May 2000. [PDF]

Demchak, G. Towards a Post-Industrial Architecture: Design and Construction of Houses for the Information Age. S.M.ArchS Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2000. [PDF]

Mulvey, C. Probing the Black Box: Experiments in Design and Design Education. S.M.ArchS Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2000.

Daubmann, K. Data Synthesis: A Comprehensive Visual Approach to Material Selection in Architecture. S.M.Arch.S Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999.

Kienzl, N. Advanced Building Skins: Translucent Thermal Storage Elements. S.M.B.T. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999.