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Eleven from MIT awarded 2024 Fulbright fellowships

May 21, 2024

The Fulbright US Student Program funds research, study, and teaching opportunities abroad.

New tool empowers users to fight online misinformation

May 20, 2024

The Trustnet browser extension lets individuals assess the accuracy of any content on any website.

Department of EECS Announces 2024 Promotions

May 17, 2024

Adam Belay, Manya Ghobadi, Stefanie Mueller, and Julian Shun are all being promoted to associate professor with tenure.

Five MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2024

May 16, 2024

Guoping Feng, Piotr Indyk, Daniel Kleitman, Daniela Rus, Senthil Todadri, and nine alumni are recognized by their peers for their outstanding contributions to research.

Elaine Liu: Charging ahead

May 16, 2024

The MIT senior calculates how renewables and EVs impact the grid.

A better way to control shape-shifting soft robots

May 14, 2024

A new algorithm learns to squish, bend, or stretch a robot’s entire body to accomplish diverse tasks like avoiding obstacles or retrieving items.

The power of App Inventor: Democratizing possibilities for mobile applications

May 14, 2024

More than a decade since its launch, App Inventor recently hosted its 100 millionth project and registered its 20 millionth user. Now hosted by MIT, the app also supports experimenting with AI.

Yanjie Shao and Jesús del Alamo receive Intel’s 2023 Outstanding Researcher Award

May 13, 2024

Dr. Yanjie Shao and Professor Jesús del Alamo were among the fifteen leading academic researchers to receive this award.

Student Christopher Wang is shown clambering over the edge of a high mountain summit.

Student Spotlight: Christopher Wang

May 8, 2024

Christopher Wang is a senior graduating this May. The Computer Science and Engineering major has discovered a love for theater during his time at MIT, developing his playwriting, acting, directing and even lighting design skills through involvement in student groups. But he nearly didn’t come to MIT at all; a chance conversation brought him to Cambridge.

Portrait of Jonathan Ragan-Kelly

Creating bespoke programming languages for efficient visual AI systems

May 6, 2024

Associate Professor Jonathan Ragan-Kelley optimizes how computer graphics and images are processed for the hardware of today and tomorrow.