Professor Emeritus Dick Thornton, adventurer, dies at 93
An innovator, entrepreneur, adventurer, and outdoorsman, Thornton’s influence upon all the communities he touched was profound. During his 40+ year tenure within MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, he mentored and inspired countless individuals, consistently advocating for bold and fearless exploration in all areas of life.
Department of EECS announces 2023 promotions
The department is proud to announce multiple promotions this year.
Student-led conference charts the future of micro- and nanoscale research, reinforces scientific community
19th Microsystems Annual Research Conference reveals the next era of microsystems technologies, along with skiing and a dance party.
Palacios named Associate Director of new semiconductor research center; Jing Kong, Farnaz Niroui, Luqiao Liu, and Bilge Yildiz to act as PI’s.
The new research center will bring together researchers from nine different higher education institutions, with a focus on developing energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies.
Fadel Adib promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
The Department of EECS is proud to announce the promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure of Fadel Adib.
Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL)
The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director.
Virtual conference gathered students, faculty, and industry partners to explore the future of microsystems and nanotechnology.
2022 MacVicar Faculty Fellows named
Professors Kamrin, Lang, McGee, and Shoulders are honored for exceptional undergraduate teaching.
Five in EECS Appointed to Career Development Professorships
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…