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EECS Alliance Roundup: 2023

December 18, 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

October 10, 2023

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

June 12, 2023

The department is proud to announce multiple promotions this year.

A collage of professional headshots includes Phillip Isola, Will Oliver, Costis Daskalakis, Manish Raghavan, Stefanie Mueller, Martin Wainwright, Muriel Médard, Martha Gray, Polina Golland, and David Perreault.

Recent chair announcements within EECS

October 25, 2022

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently announced the following crop of chair appointments, all effective July 1, 2022. Karl Berggren has been named the

“Kids are people too!” Throughout his career, Professor Hal Abelson has worked to make information technology more accessible to people of all ages.

September 19, 2022

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

The Millionth Algorithm: the runaway success of a foundational textbook

February 4, 2022

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

November 17, 2021

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.

September 2, 2021

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

August 6, 2021

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

June 30, 2021

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