EECS Alliance Roundup: 2023
Founded in 2019, The EECS Alliance program connects industry leading companies with EECS students for internships, post graduate employment, networking, and collaborations. In 2023, it has grown to include over 30 organizations that have either joined the Alliance or participate in its flagship program, 6A.
2023-24 EECS Faculty Award Roundup
This ongoing listing of awards and recognitions won by our faculty is added to all year, beginning in September.
Department of EECS announces 2023 promotions
The department is proud to announce multiple promotions this year.
“Kids are people too!” Throughout his career, Professor Hal Abelson has worked to make information technology more accessible to people of all ages.
Professor Hal Abelson has dedicated his career to making information technology more accessible to all and empowering people — kids, in particular — through computer science. But his…
Charles E. Leiserson, the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor within the Department of EECS, recently received some tremendous news: Introduction to Algorithms, the textbook Leiserson coauthored with Tom Cormen,…
Theoretical breakthrough could boost data storage
New work on linear-probing hash tables from MIT CSAIL could lead to more efficient data storage and retrieval in computers.
Professor Emeritus Paul Penfield, chronicler of entropy and lifelong teacher, dies at 88.
A long-time department head who established the MEng degree for EECS undergraduates, Penfield developed courses illuminating the equivalence of information and thermodynamic entropy.
MIT and Ericsson enter collaboration agreements to research the next generation of mobile networks
Two research projects on the design of state-of-the-art hardware could one day power next-generation 5G and 6G mobile networks.
QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2021-22
Image: Adam Glanzman MIT has again been named the world’s top university by the QS World University Rankings, which were announced today. This is the 10th year in…