Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT

September 8, 2021

MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.

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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


“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


New deep learning models require fewer neurons

October 21, 2020

Artificial intelligence has arrived in our everyday lives—from search engines to self-driving cars. This has to do with the enormous computing power that has become available in recent


A Circuit Board With A View: oscilloscopes from Keysight Technologies enable new insights in EECS teaching labs

October 5, 2020

A recent donation from Keysight Technologies includes 120 new oscilloscopes, in two cutting-edge models.   When the in-person labs of MIT once again fill, the students of EECS will

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Regina Barzilay wins $1m Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI Award

September 23, 2020

Professor Regina Barzilay of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes have been given out annually to recognize breakthrough achievements

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Three new career development chairs appointed within EECS

September 17, 2020

L to R: Chen, Yan, Ragan-Kelley This summer has seen three new career development chairs appointed within the EECS faculty. We congratulate Kevin Chen, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley, and Mengjia

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Asu Ozdaglar and Joel Voldman appointed to new chairs within EECS

September 16, 2020

L to R, Joel Voldman and Asu Ozdaglar July saw two new chair appointments within the department’s leadership. Please join us in congratulating Asu Ozdaglar and Joel Voldman

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EECS Welcomes Five New Faculty Members in Fiscal Year 2020

September 4, 2020

Top row, L to R: Oliver, Corrigan-Gibbs, Chen. Bottom row, L to R: Yan, Ragan-Kelley 2020 has seen the addition of many new faculty members, including five recent

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Remembering Murray Eden, 1920-2020

September 1, 2020

Murray Eden, Emeritus Professor in Electrical Engineering at MIT, passed away on August 9, 2020, in Tucson, AZ. He was one week shy of his 100th birthday. Eden