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Mohammad Alizadeh named new Industry Officer for EECS

January 25, 2023

Mohammad Alizadeh has been named the Industry Officer for MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In this role, Alizadeh will oversee the EECS Alliance, the department’s industry

Subtle biases in AI can influence emergency decisions

January 11, 2023

But the harm from a discriminatory AI system can be minimized if the advice it delivers is properly framed, an MIT team has shown.

Unpacking the “black box” to build better AI models

January 11, 2023

Stefanie Jegelka seeks to understand how machine-learning models behave, to help researchers build more robust models for applications in biology, computer vision, optimization, and more.

New quantum computing architecture could be used to connect large-scale devices

January 6, 2023

Researchers have demonstrated directional photon emission, the first step toward extensible quantum interconnects.

Putting a new spin on computer hardware

December 23, 2022

Luqiao Liu was the kind of kid who would rather take his toys apart to see how they worked than play with them the way they were intended.

Fadel Adib promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

December 23, 2022

The Department of EECS is proud to announce the promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure of Fadel Adib.

School of Engineering unveils MIT Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Engineering Excellence

December 21, 2022

With the selection of 16 inaugural postdocs, the program seeks to develop the next generation of faculty leaders and help guide the school toward a more diverse and inclusive culture.

2022-23 EECS Student Award Roundup

December 14, 2022

This ongoing listing of student-won awards and recognitions is added to all year, beginning in September. Teresa Gao was named one of the winners of the George J.

Tomás Palacios stands for a portrait.

Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL)

December 14, 2022

The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director. Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research and E.A.

Top row, left to right: Alfred Spector, Jeannette Wing Bottom row, left to right: Chris Wiggins, Peter Norvig

Big Data, Bigger Ideas: the four coauthors of “Data Science In Context” share their perspectives on a growing field.

December 13, 2022

As the pioneers of a developing field, data scientists often have to deal with a frustratingly slippery question: what is data science, precisely, and what is it good