About the Keane Lab
The Keane Lab is a research group in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT.
We work on projects at the intersection of technology, education, design, and public engagement.
We strive to make science and engineering tangible for everyone, specifically underserved communities and people with disabilities.
Materials science master class, Professor W. Craig Carter leads a collaborative effort to build a materials science curriculum online with integrated programming and active student engagement. MIT News, July 7, 2015.
Andrea is a Research Engineer working on MITx integrations for supporting more engaging computational tools.
Anna Musser is a Research Associate who brings expertise from Early Education, Philosophy, research methods for social science, and Positive Psychology.
Lauren Berk is a fifth year PhD student in Operations Research at MIT, working with Prof. Robert Freund and Prof. Craig Carter. Her dissertation research introduces new techniques for data analysis and optimization in educational technology. Before starting her PhD, Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Yale University and worked at a consultant in operations research and business analytics firm Analytics Operations Engineering.
Alexandra Berg (UROP) - Machine learning for healthcare
Abhinav Gandhi (Visiting Student) - Assistive technology
Thiago Bergamaschi (UROP) - Coding in first-year physics
Yiran He (UROP) - Computational storytelling
Emma Vargo (UROP) - Inverse design of structural coloration
Mark Vrablic (UROP) - Interactive Science Simulations
Ian Kim Riley (Visiting Student) - Unity Science Simulations