• Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    EECS is everywhere. We combine the rigor of science, the power of engineering, and the thrill of discovery. Our students change the world.
  • New techniques developed by CSAIL researchers could help identify students at risk for dropping out of online courses.
  • Longtime member of the MIT faculty was a dedicated researcher, educator in the field of electromagnetism.
  • Tomás Palacios, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will become the new director of the VI-A Master of Engineering Thesis Program, effective July 1st. He succeeds Markus Zahn, the Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of Electrical Engineering, who stepped down as director of the VI-A Program after more than 20 years of leadership.
  • Matei Zaharia, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been selected as the Douglas T. Ross (1954) Career Development Professor of Software Technology.
  • EECS Prof. Ron Rivest one of three awarded MIT's highest faculty honor.
  • System fixes bugs by importing functionality from other programs — without access to source code.
  • A high-school outreach program first brought Tamara Broderick to MIT in 2002. Now she's back, as an assistant professor in EECS.
  • New ultralow-power circuit developed by EECS graduate student Dina Reda El-Damak and department head Anantha Chandrakasan improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent.
  • Video-processing algorithm developed by the research groups of professors William Freeman and Frédo Durand magnifies motions indiscernible to the naked eye, even in moving objects.
  • EECS Department Head Anantha Chandrakasan has announced the appointment of Christopher J. Terman as the new EECS Undergraduate Officer.