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Adedolapo Adedokun named 2023 Mitchell Scholar

November 23, 2021

The MIT senior will pursue postgraduate studies in intelligent systems in Ireland.

Pushing the limits of electronic circuits

November 18, 2021

Ruonan Han seeks to develop next-generation electronic devices by harnessing terahertz waves.

Dexterous robotic hands manipulate thousands of objects with ease

November 17, 2021

Model-free framework reorients over 2,000 diverse objects with a hand facing both upward and downward, in a step toward more human-like manipulation.

Theoretical breakthrough could boost data storage

November 17, 2021

New work on linear-probing hash tables from MIT CSAIL could lead to more efficient data storage and retrieval in computers.

Gene Dresselhaus, influential research scientist in solid-state physics, dies at 91

November 9, 2021

Over 50 years at MIT, Dresselhaus made lasting contributions to materials science within the research group of longtime collaborator and wife, Mildred Dresselhaus.

Plants, viewed from above.

Research collaboration puts climate-resilient crops in sight

November 8, 2021

MIT professors Dave Des Marais and Caroline Uhler combine plant biology and machine learning to identify genetic roots of plant responses to environmental stress.

Associate Professor of EECS Max Shulaker Named 2021 Moore Inventor Fellow

October 29, 2021

Shulaker came to the attention of the Moore Foundation specifically for his invention of a three-dimensional electronic chip capable of capturing and analyzing large amounts of information about the volatile organic compounds found in patient exhalations.

The EECS Communication Lab hits a milestone

October 27, 2021

Recently the EECS Communication Lab hit a notable milestone: the center, which has been active since 2015, hosted its 2000th appointment.

Women’s Technology Program 2021: the sweet sound of success

October 25, 2021

The Women’s Technology Program (WTP), now in its 19th year, brings high school students with little to no engineering and computer science experience to Cambridge every summer for an immersive, four-week exploration of all things engineering. But in the summer of 2021, the unprecedented public health challenge of COVID forced the staff of the summer program to reimagine WTP—labs, hands-on classes, team-based projects, and all—as an exclusively online offering.

George Verghese receives 2021 Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

October 20, 2021

MIT’s School of Engineering has named George Verghese, Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, the 2021 recipient of the Capers and Marion McDonald Award