Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perception
PhD student Heng Yang is developing algorithms to help driverless vehicles quickly and accurately assess their surroundings.
Three EECS professors receive fellowships for early stage research
EECS awarded Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships to (from left) Professors Wojciech Matusik, Tomas Palacios, and Armando Solar-Lezama.
Five EECS faculty members named to career development chairs
Clockwise from top left: Professors Andreas, Belay, O’Brien, Agrawal, and Reiskarimian.
Robert Gallager wins 2020 Japan Prize
The EECS emeritus professor is being recognized for groundbreaking contributions in information and coding theory.
A college for the computing age
With the initial organizational structure in place, the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing moves forward with implementation.
EECS faculty member Caroline Uhler receives tenure
Associate professor’s research focuses on statistics, machine learning and computational biology, in particular on graphical models, causal inference, algebraic statistics, and applications to genomics.
Roundup: EECS student honors and awards, 2019-2020
EECS PhD students Yuanming Hu (left) and Dimitris Tsipras were named as Facebook Fellows. The award covers tuition and fees for up to two years and includes a generous stipend.
Making wireless communication more energy efficient
While at MIT, Omer Tanovic PhD ’19 focused on work that he hopes “will help to solve real-world problems.”
The long-time EECS faculty member will receive the IEEE’s 2019 Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal.
EECS faculty members receive INFORMS John Von Neumann Theory Prize
Professors Dimitri Bertsekas and John Tsitsiklis are honored for “tremendous impact” of their work in operations research and the management sciences.