Researchers develop a paper-thin loudspeaker

April 26, 2022

The flexible, thin-film device has the potential to make any surface into a low-power, high-quality audio source.

New recipients of Meta (Facebook) Fellowship for 2022

February 15, 2022

Meta (Facebook) recently announced the winners of its highly competitive 2022 fellowships. The incoming group of Fellowship recipients includes four MIT graduate students, two of whom study within

One Step Forward: an interview with Mitchell Scholar Adedolapo Adedokun

December 17, 2021

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

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

New system cleans messy data tables automatically

May 21, 2021

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

Médard named 2021 Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

May 5, 2021

The honor recognizes “extraordinary people who help solve the world’s most urgent challenges, create meaning through art, and contribute to the common good from every field, discipline, and profession”.


Researchers virtually open and read sealed historic letters

March 16, 2021

Using computational tools, a research team was able to virtually unfold an unopened letter from 1697. Image courtesy MIT Libraries. An international team of scholars has read an


To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language

January 4, 2021

New research suggests that reading computer code does not rely on the regions of the brain that are involved in language processing. Image courtesy Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT. In some

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EECS Faculty Head Antonio Torralba Elected AAAI Fellow

December 23, 2020

Faculty head of AI&D Antonio Torralba. Antonio Torralba, Faculty Head of AI&D within the Department of EECS and the Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of Electrical Engineering and


Four from MIT are named IEEE Fellows

December 21, 2020

MIT’s members of the 2021 class of IEEE Fellows are, clockwise from top left, Domitilla Del Vecchio, Asuman Ozdaglar, Robert Shin, and Joel Voldman. Among the newly selected