Electrical Engineering and Computer Science faculty member and principal investigator in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at MIT, Shafi Goldwasser is one of eleven to receive the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal at the Franklin Institute on Thursday, April 29. The original announcement of this award was made in October 2009.
As announced by the MIT News Office, April 28, 2010, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department assistant professor and core faculty member of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) Dana Weinstein is the recipient of a 2010 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Daniel Jackson, professor of computer science and principal investigator in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and MacVicar Faculty Fellow is the 2010 winner of the MIT School of Engineering Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Department Head Eric Grimson announced the award to EECS faculty members and colleagues today:
EECS Associate Professor Jongyoon Han, working with Postdoctoral Associate Sung Jae Kim in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, RLE, and colleagues in Korea, have reported in Nature Nanotechnology a new technique using microfluidics devices to accomplish water desalination on a small but useful emergency basis. The work is described by the MIT News Office, David L.
The MIT News Office reported today about the work of EECS Professor and CSAIL principal investigator Martin Rinard and his team to devise a system that has been shown to be highly effective in preventing cyber attack from shutting down web servers and any internet-connected computers.
"Cell-inspired electronics, By mimicking cells, MIT researcher designs electronic circuits for ultra-low-power and biomedical applications." --Anne Trafton for the MIT News Office, February 25, 2010. Read more.
As reported by the MIT News Office (Feb. 22, 2010), five junior MIT professors have won 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships, which are intended to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members in specified fields of science.
Alan Willsky, the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Director of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), is one of five MIT faculty selected this year for membership in the National Academy of Engineering as announced today on the NAE website. Willsky is cited "for contributions to model-based signal processing and statistical inference."