December 3, 2018

Hong Kong Economic Journal interviews Elaine about entrepreneurship education at MIT and in Hong Kong

Elaine was interviewed about her work helping to nurture budding entrepreneurs at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, and also at the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node in Hong Kong.

February 9, 2018

MIT Innovators Podcast Series: Elaine Chen

MIT’s Storyteller In Residence, Dom Smith chats to Martin Trust Center EIR, and lecturer, Elaine Chen about her career, as well as some handy tips for entrepreneurs coming out of MIT and beyond.


January 11, 2018

5 Questions for a Scientist: Mechanical Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Inventor Elaine Chen

Elaine was featured on the AAAS ScienceNetLink’s “5 Questions for a Scientist” interview series, which aims to inspire students to pursue careers in the sciences by showcasing the incredible diversity of STEM careers by talking to scientists themselves.


September 18, 2017

Yes, Lean / Agile Methods Can Apply To Hardware Development Too

An interview with Elaine about lean hardware development processes was featured on the GrabCAD blog.


March 28, 2016

Mentor Monday: Elaine Chen

Elaine was featured on a Mentor Monday post by Janice Omadeke on the Mentor Method blog.


March 27, 2016

Interview with Chosun Biz, a major Korean newspaper

Chosun Biz interviewed Elaine about entrepreneurship, innovation and more during the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp held in Seoul from March 21-25, 2016.
May 4, 2015

‘Lean Startup’ Revolution Sweeps Through Business Schools – Poets and Quants

Elaine shares her thoughts with Ethan Barton of Poets and Quants about how MIT’s Disciplined Entrepreneurship framework incorporates core principles of primary market research and the spirit of experimentation into the Entrepreneurship and Innovation curriculum.


April 16, 2015

Why you shouldn’t fear the robot revolution—yet – CNBC

From household chores like vacuuming, to assisting in surgery and on the factory floor, robots are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life. It’s a trend that is met with both excitement about the potential transformation of society, and fear about a loss of jobs — and even possibly the end of civilisation. Elaine shares her thoughts with CNBC’s Dhara Ranasinghe on why this fear is misguided and why robots should be thought of as tools instead of replacements for people.


April 14, 2015

Robots: The new low-cost worker – CNBC

Analysts say that the use of robots has moved away from the large, heavy, expensive machines used for the last few decades in industries such as the automotive sector, to much more complicated robots that are capable of carrying out a number of tasks. Elaine shares her thoughts with CNBC’s Dhara Ranasinghe on how automation can help manufacturers get and stay competitive.


October 15, 2014

25 women in robotics you need to know about (2014) – Robohub

Andra Keay of Robohub added Elaine to the 2014 list of “25 women in robotics you need to know about”.



May 8, 2013

Femgineer Spotlight: Elaine Chen Product Development Executive in High Tech

Elaine Chen was featured by Femgineer in one of their spotlight articles on female leaders in technology.