The Association for Computing Machinery, ACM, has selected 47 new inductees as 2009 Fellows including EECS faculty members David Karger, professor of computer science and principal investigator with the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, CSAIL, and Martin Rinard, professor of computer science and principal investigator in CSAIL.
Research under the guidance of EECS Professor and Associate Department Head Duane Boning in the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) was named winner of the Software in Design Innovation Award at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Innovation Awards 2009 on Nov. 25 in London.
As reported by the MIT News Office, Nov. 18, 2009 ("Turning heat to electricity") EECS faculty member and principal investigator in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, (RLE), Peter Hagelstein, and EECS graduate student Dennis Wu, have been researching ways to harvest much of the wasted heat that occurs in everything from computer chips to car engines and electric power plants and turn it into usable electricity.
The Joint Information Theory and Communications Society Paper Award is given annually to the author(s) of outstanding papers, relevant to both societies, published in any publication of the IEEE Communications Society or the IEEE Information Theory Society during the previous three calendar years.
EECS faculty member Berthold K.P. Horn, professor of computer science and engineering and principal investigator in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), is the second recipient, since 2007, of the IEEE Computer Society's Azriel Rosenfeld Life Time Achievement Award, presented at the 12th annual International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) in Kyoto, Japan.