• At the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition this month, EECS faculty member and associate department head William Freeman and colleagues from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) will present a new algorithm that can, with roughly 80 percent accuracy, determine whether a given snippet of video is playing backward or forward. Read more.
  • Working with members of the Quantum Photonics Laboratory (QPL) under the direction of EECS assistant professor Dirk Englund, principal author Hannah Clevenson, EECS graduate student and Pierre Desjardins and Xuetao Gan have developed an optical gas sensor that provides an extremely sensitive and compact way to detect very small amounts of target molecules of gas before they disperse. Read more.
  • Sangeeta Bhatia, was interviewed recently by Jeremey Hobson on Boston NPR radio station WBUR's noon news program "Here and Now" about her work creating miniature livers for testing drugs. Listen to the podcast.
  • Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) colleagues and members of the lab's Distributed Information Group Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web and head of the group, Oshani Seneviratne, an MIT graduate student in electrical engineering and computer science, and Lalana Kagal, CSAIL research scientist have designed a new protocol for the web that will automatically monitor the transmission of private data while allowing the data owner to be aware of how it's being used. Read more.
  • EECS faculty members Dina Katabi, director of the Wireless Center at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and CSAIL colleague Robert Miller with EECS graduate students Fadel Adib and Zach Kabalec have collaborated to develop wireless technology to track a person's vital signals such as breathing (heart rate) and more from another room with no need for intrusive wearable technologies. Read more.
  • EECS faculty member, Robert Berwick, principal investigator in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) has teamed with MIT Linguistics and Philosophy professor Shigeru Miyagawa to reinforce the thesis that human language development is based on bird song and other primates communication. Read more.
  • Creating personal climates around individuals in a larger office or building is the concept around "Local Warming" that is being introduced at a biannual architectural festival that opened on June 7, 2014, the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale. EECS/CSAIL faculty member Dina Katabi and members of her team in the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing have designed a new WiFi-based location tracking technology to aid in this new energy saving design. Read more.
  • View the photos taken of each doctoral graduate as they lined up at the Hooding on June 5, 2014, and following the ceremony at the MIT EECS Hooding reception held in the Stata Center.
  • MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) held a two day conference celebrating 50 years of computer science looking forward to the future with solutions for today's obstacles and tomorrow's solutions. Read more.
  • Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) research scientist Andrea Censi has paired a neuromorphic sensor with lightening speed camera data intake with a new algorithm to give robots a new enhanced sensory system. Read more.