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EECS Graduate Women’s Annual Research Summit Increases Research Visibility and Strengthens Community

November 30, 2021

Summit features the latest research of women and other underrepresented genders in MIT EECS, along with an opportunity to network, share experiences, and learn.

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.

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.

3 Questions: Maaya Prasad and Kathleen Esfahany on Vision, Perception, and the Poetry of Science

October 19, 2021

EECS students Kathleen Esfahany and Maaya Prasad have been featured in the prominent “Poetry of Science” exhibits.

Thriving Stars: a new initiative to improve gender representation in EECS

October 13, 2021

MIT EECS unveils a new effort designed to encourage and support women on their journey to–and through–graduate study in computing and information technologies.