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Anantha Chandrakasan named MIT’s inaugural chief innovation and strategy officer

February 15, 2024

Caption:Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been named as MIT’s first chief innovation and strategy officer.

MIT community members elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2024

February 14, 2024

Marc Baldo, Jacopo Buongiorno, and Hsiao-hua Burke, along with 13 additional MIT alumni, are honored for significant contributions to engineering research, practice, and education.

New MIT.nano equipment to accelerate innovation in “tough tech” sectors

February 8, 2024

The advanced fabrication tools will enable the next generation of microelectronics and microsystems while bridging the gap from the lab to commercialization.

MIT-led team receives funding to pursue new treatments for metabolic disease

February 8, 2024

Awarded $65.67 million from ARPA-H, the researchers will work to develop ingestible capsules that deliver mRNA and electric stimuli to treat metabolic disorders such as diabetes.

How symmetry can come to the aid of machine learning

February 8, 2024

Exploiting the symmetry within datasets, MIT researchers show, can decrease the amount of data needed for training neural networks.

Scientists develop a low-cost device to make cell therapy safer

February 8, 2024

A plastic microfluidic chip can remove some risky cells that could potentially become tumors before they are implanted in a patient.

Device could jumpstart work toward quantum internet

February 5, 2024

Solves paradox associated with transmission of quantum information

Study: Smart devices’ ambient light sensors pose imaging privacy risk

January 31, 2024

The ambient light sensors responsible for smart devices’ brightness adjustments can capture images of touch interactions like swiping and tapping for hackers.

In a split-screen from one of his videogame streams, player Justin Yu is shown reacting to "gamecrash" in Classic Tetris.

A Tetris Space Race

January 23, 2024

Computer science and engineering major Justin “Fractal” Yu shares his perspective on the game-breaking acheivement of fellow Classic Tetris player BlueScuti–and shares the behind-the-scenes space race that lead them both to new achievements.

Self-powered sensor automatically harvests magnetic energy

January 22, 2024

A system designed at MIT could allow sensors to operate in remote settings, without batteries.