Team including MIT electrical engineer James Fujimoto wins Lasker Award
Professor James Fujimoto and two additional MIT affiliates honored for influential work on optical coherence tomography, which allows rapid detection of retinal disease, among other applications.
School of Engineering welcomes Songyee Yoon PhD ’00 as visiting innovation scholar
A visionary entrepreneur and innovator, Yoon will focus on entrepreneurship, supporting female engineers, and fostering inclusive innovation.
MIT named No. 2 university by U.S. News for 2023-24
Undergraduate engineering and computer science programs are No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
Five MIT faculty members named 2023 Simons Investigators
The Simons Investigator program supports “outstanding theoretical scientists who receive a stable base of research support from the foundation, enabling them to undertake the long-term study of fundamental questions.”
Device offers long-distance, low-power underwater communication
The system could be used for battery-free underwater communication across kilometer-scale distances, to aid monitoring of climate and coastal change.
System combines light and electrons to unlock faster, greener computing
“Lightning” system connects photons to the electronic components of computers using a novel abstraction, creating the first photonic computing prototype to serve real-time machine-learning inference requests.
School of Engineering awards for 2023
The MIT School of Engineering recently honored outstanding faculty, students, and staff with its 2023 awards.
AI helps robots manipulate objects with their whole bodies
With a new technique, a robot can reason efficiently about moving objects using more than just its fingertips.
Mens, Manus and Machina (M3S) will design technology, training programs, and institutions for successful human-machine collaboration.
How machine-learning models can amplify inequities in medical diagnosis and treatment
MIT researchers investigate the causes of health care disparities among underrepresented groups.