15 Aug 2014

Yazeed Alawwad, the research associate at CCES starts his doctorate degree in Media Arts & Sciences  at  MIT.  While  at  CCES,  Yazeed  was  part  of  the  team  working  on  Labor Market Decision Support System (LMDSS) and Strategic Solar Desalination Network (SSDN).

10 Aug 2014

Abdullah Almaatouq, the research specialist at CCES starts his master's degree in Computation for Design & Optimization at MIT. While at CCES, Abdullah was part of the team working on City Dynamics and Cyber Security Initiative (CSI).

13 May 2014

Prof. Olivier de Weck and Dr. Matt Silver (ESD PhD 2010) were awarded U.S.

06 May 2014

Professor Alex 'Sandy' Pentland was featured in The Verge (an American technology news and media network) as the "Godfather of Wearables” . The article covered the story of the man behind what is known today as Google Glass.

10 Apr 2014

The BBC's North America technology correspondent Richard Taylor went to see the Cityscope project in action at MIT media lab. Click here for the full article and video report at

27 Mar 2014

Waleed Gowharji, a research associate at CCES, has been admitted to the Changing Places Group in the MIT media lab. Waleed previously joined CCES in June of 2012 and quickly played a major role in the development of the modeling frameworks for the Integrated Energy Decision Support System (IEDSS) and the Strategic Solar Desalination Network (SSDN) projects.

17 Feb 2014

A symposium was held on February 17th at the Keio University Graduate School of System Design and Management (SDM) in Yokohama, Japan to launch the Japanese translation of the book Engineering Systems (by Olivier de Weck, Daniel Roos and Christopher...

06 Feb 2014

Alex “Sandy” Pentland the Principle Investigator in CCES's Cyber Security Initiative (CSI) project was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

28 Jan 2014

Noelle Selin has been elected to the Global Young Academy. The Global Young Academy (GYA) is an international group of 200 young (up to ten years post PhD) scientists selected based on research excellence and commitment to impact.

15 Jan 2014

The Global Knowledge Society Forum is a biannual event, sponsored and organized by the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (the Cultural Center), a Saudi Aramco initiative, in partnership with the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and UNESCO.