Five in EECS Appointed to Career Development Professorships

December 20, 2021

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

A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network

September 17, 2021

New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, could boost efficiency of gaming systems, 5G networks, the internet of things, and more.

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.

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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


Explained: Quantum engineering

January 4, 2021

MIT computer engineers are working to make quantum computing’s promise a reality. Image: Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT Since the 1940s, classical computers have improved at breakneck speed. Today you can


An LED that can be integrated directly into computer chips

January 4, 2021

MIT researchers have developed a bright, efficient silicon LED, pictured, that can be integrated directly onto computer chips. The advance could reduce cost and improve performance of microelectronics


Four from MIT are named IEEE Fellows

December 21, 2020

MIT’s members of the 2021 class of IEEE Fellows are, clockwise from top left, Domitilla Del Vecchio, Asuman Ozdaglar, Robert Shin, and Joel Voldman. Among the newly selected


Max Shulaker awarded 2021 IEEE Nano Early Career Award

December 9, 2020

EECS Professor Max Shulaker Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Max Shulaker has received the Early Career Award from the IEEE Nanotechnnology Council. The award will


Electronic design tool morphs interactive objects

November 4, 2020

An MIT team used MorphSensor to design multiple applications, including a pair of glasses that monitor light absorption to protect eye health. Photo courtesy of the researchers. We’ve

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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