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Computers that power self-driving cars could be a huge driver of global carbon emissions

February 6, 2023

Study shows that if autonomous vehicles are widely adopted, hardware efficiency will need to advance rapidly to keep computing-related emissions in check.

Sensing with purpose

January 27, 2023

Fadel Adib uses wireless technologies to sense the world in new ways, taking aim at sweeping problems such as food insecurity, climate change, and access to health care.

The headshots of all six MIT-related Fellows for ACM 2022.

Six With Ties to MIT Honored as ACM Fellows

January 27, 2023

Six distinguished scientists with ties to MIT were recognized “for significant contributions in areas including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, and recommender systems among many other areas.”

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.