EECS 2022 Visit Days event will be virtual (again)
After watching the news, attending the regular 8 AM MIT Covid-response Zoom meetings, viewing the ‘surge’ data on a daily basis, consulting with institute leaders and with the…
Reasserting U.S. leadership in microelectronics
MIT researchers lay out a strategy for how universities can help the U.S. regain its place as a semiconductor superpower.
When should someone trust an AI assistant’s predictions?
Researchers have created a method to help workers collaborate with artificial intelligence systems.
Physics and the machine-learning “black box”
In 2.C01, George Barbastathis demonstrates how mechanical engineers can use their knowledge of physical systems to keep algorithms in check and develop more accurate predictions.
Nonsense can make sense to machine-learning models
Deep-learning methods confidently recognize images that are nonsense, a potential problem for medical and autonomous-driving decisions.
Giving bug-like bots a boost
A new fabrication technique produces low-voltage, power-dense artificial muscles that improve the performance of flying microrobots.
Meet the 2021-22 Accenture Fellows
The 2021-22 Accenture Fellows are bolstering research and igniting ideas to help transform global business.
Goldwasser recognized with FOCS Test of Time award
MIT EECS professor Shafi Goldwasser has been recognized with the FOCS Test of Time award for her paper “Approximating Clique is Almost NP-Complete.” The award recognizes papers from…
Five in EECS Appointed to Career Development Professorships
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has announced the appointment of five of its faculty members to Career Development Professorships, retroactively effective July 1, 2021. Those…
One Step Forward: an interview with Mitchell Scholar Adedolapo Adedokun
Adedolapo Adedokun has a lot to look forward to in 2023. After completing his degree in electrical engineering and computer science next spring, he will travel to Ireland…