Lawrence Frishkopf, expert in communications biophysics, dies at 90.

August 12, 2021

Lawrence Frishkopf, Professor of EECS, Emeritus, died on June 25th, 2021, one day before his 91st birthday. An area chair in the department, Frishkopf was affiliated with both

Three from MIT receive 2021 Hertz Foundation Fellowships

July 1, 2021

Allen Liu ’20, Alex Miller ’21, and Isabelle Yan Phinney ’20. Photos courtesy of the Hertz Foundation. The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has selected three MIT students as

New system cleans messy data tables automatically

May 21, 2021

With just 50 lines of code, the program spots and fixes likely errors.


Q&A: Vivienne Sze on crossing the hardware-software divide for efficient artificial intelligence

April 30, 2021

Associate professor Vivienne Sze is bringing artificial intelligence applications to smartphones and tiny robots by co-designing energy-efficient hardware and software. Image: Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering Not so long


Seeking the cellular mechanisms of disease, with help from machine learning

April 8, 2021

Caroline Uhler’s research blends machine learning and statistics with biology to better understand gene regulation, health, and disease. Despite this lofty mission, Uhler remains dedicated to her original


The physicist and the hospital

March 26, 2021

MIT Professor Thomas Heldt draws from physics and data science to design medical devices that monitor patients’ physiology. Image: Lillie Paquette It’s hard to say that Thomas Heldt has


3 Questions: Artificial intelligence for health care equity

March 25, 2021

(Left to right:) Regina Barzilay is the School of Engineering Distinguished Professor for AI and Health and faculty co-lead of AI for the MIT Jameel Clinic. Collin Stultz


Faster tracking of treatment responses

February 9, 2021

Glympse Bio is a startup that spun out of the lab of EECS Professor Sangeeta Bhatia, pictured. Photo: Bryce Vickmark In the fight against severe diseases like cancer, patients


Epigenomic map reveals circuitry of 30,000 human disease regions

February 9, 2021

In a new study, a team of researchers from MIT has published the most comprehensive map yet of noncoding DNA, which makes up more than 98 percent of


“A Really Special Gift”: a remembrance of Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM ’60, ScD ’63

December 11, 2020

From R to L: Margaret Huang and Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM ’60, ScD ’63 stand in Killian Court. Photo courtesy of the Huang family. Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM