Five in EECS Appointed to Career Development Professorships

December 20, 2021

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has announced the appointment of five of its faculty members to Career Development Professorships, retroactively effective July 1, 2021. Those

The Shape Of Success: The Summer Geometry Initiative

December 3, 2021

Associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Justin Solomon wants to bring great students into his research field from all corners of the globe. The Summer Geometry

Pushing the limits of electronic circuits

November 18, 2021

Ruonan Han seeks to develop next-generation electronic devices by harnessing terahertz waves.

Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them

September 17, 2021

Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.


Doğan awarded Adobe Research Fellowship

April 1, 2021

Mustafa Doğa Doğan, shown here in front of MIT’s Great Dome. Photo credit: Hannah Harens. Mustafa Doğa Doğan is a 3rd year PhD student working with Prof. Stefanie


Eight from MIT named 2021 Sloan Research Fellows

February 20, 2021

Eight early-career MIT professors earned Sloan Research Fellowships. Top row, left to right: Fadel Adib, Joey Davis, Steven Flavell, Heather Kulik. Bottom row, left to right: Luquiao Liu, Karthish


Fabricating fully functional drones

February 9, 2021

The MIT CSAIL team’s LaserFactory system can manufacture functional, custom-made devices and robots, without human intervention, potentially enabling rapid prototyping of items like wearables, robots, and printed electronics.

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Stefanie Mueller Changes Everything: a hands-on class responds to COVID.

February 2, 2021

Professor Stefanie Mueller stands in front of a range of hand tools used to create working prototypes for class 6.810, “Engineering Interactive Technologies.” Photograph by Juliana Sohn. When


Could lab-grown plant tissue ease the environmental toll of logging and agriculture?

January 28, 2021

MIT researchers have proposed a method to grow plant-based materials, like wood and fiber, and have demonstrated the concept by growing a culture of wood-like cells from zinnia

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Portable device can quickly detect plant stress

January 8, 2021

A portable leaf-clip Raman sensor in use at Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory detects nutrient stress in leafy vegetables. Researchers at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and Temasek