Caption:The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team poses with Nimbus, their solar car, after winning the 2021 American Solar Challenge. Credits:Photo courtesy of MIT SEVT.

MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team wins 2021 American Solar Challenge

August 19, 2021

Student-designed Nimbus solar car travels 1,109 miles in five days, averaging 38.4 miles per hour.

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.

Clearing the way toward robust quantum computing

June 25, 2021

A tunable coupler can switch the qubit-qubit interaction on and off. Unwanted, residual (ZZ) interaction between the two qubits is eliminated by harnessing higher energy levels of the

Recent NEET graduates tackle air pollution with autonomous drones

June 25, 2021

Image: Lillie Paquette | School of Engineering Hovering one hundred meters above a densely populated urban residential area, the drone takes a quiet breath. Its goal is singular,

The future of the IoT (batteries not required)

May 25, 2021

Benton Calhoun SM ’02 PhD ’06 and David Wentzloff SM ’02 PhD ’07 are co-founders of Everactive, which uses wireless sensing to provide continuous remote monitoring for the industrial internet of things.


Q&A: Vivienne Sze on crossing the hardware-software divide for efficient artificial intelligence

April 30, 2021

Associate professor Vivienne Sze is bringing artificial intelligence applications to smartphones and tiny robots by co-designing energy-efficient hardware and software. Image: Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering Not so long

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Five from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2021

April 26, 2021

Five MIT faculty members are among more than 250 leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts elected to the American Academy of Arts and


Roundup: Student honors and awards, 2020-21

April 2, 2021

EECS undergraduates and graduate students regularly win major scholarships, fellowships, and awards. Following is a sampling of EECS student honors between September 2020 and August 2021. FELLOWS, SCHOLARS,

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Microsystems Annual Research Conference goes virtual, preserves human touch

March 16, 2021

Faculty rap sessions at the Microsystems Annual Research Conference explored current and future innovations. Here, Jatin Patil (top left), PhD student in materials science and engineering, leads a


Retrofitting MIT’s deep learning “boot camp” for the virtual world

March 9, 2021

Graduate students Ava Soleimany (left) and Alexander Amini moved their popular IAP course on deep learning online this year, but still managed to work in some surprises. The