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.

MIT turns “magic” material into versatile electronic devices

May 20, 2021

Work on three graphene-based devices may yield new insights into superconductivity.

Jesus A. del Alamo wins IPRM Award 2020

June 1, 2020

He is recognized for key technical contributions to InGaAs-based transistors for high frequency and CMOS applications, and pioneering studies on GaN transistor reliability.

Quantum sensing on a chip

September 27, 2019

Researchers have integrated diamond-based sensing components onto a chip to enable low-cost, high-performance quantum hardware.

MIT engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes

September 1, 2019

The new approach harnesses the same fabrication processes used for silicon chips and offers key advance toward next-generation computers.

Song Han named to MIT Technology Review list of Innovators Under 35

June 26, 2019

The EECS faculty member was recognized for designing technology that lets powerful artificial intelligence programs run more efficiently on low-power hardware.

Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

January 28, 2019

A device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more.

Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers

June 12, 2018

The device uses ultrafast “frequency hopping” and data encryption to protect signals from being intercepted and jammed.