The MIT News Office continues to spotlight manufacturing in the United States and how the work by researchers at MIT has a direct bearing on the future of U.S. manufacturing and it place in the world.
Emeritus professor of computer science, principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and member of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MITJack Dennis was selected for and inducted into the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS) Hall of Fame. Read more of the article contributed by CSAIL writer Abby Abazorius, Feb.
Professor James Kirtley is working with EECS graduate students Michael Zieve and Jared Monnin to build a laboratory-scale microgrid that they will use to verify and further investigate results from simulation studies performed by Masdar Institute collaborators. In their lab-scale microgrid, they are using off-the-shelf equipment plus computer controls to replicate the behavior of key electricity generating and consuming devices—for example, the “solar farm” shown in the photo.