Professor Emeritus Paul Penfield, chronicler of entropy and lifelong teacher, dies at 88.
A long-time department head who established the MEng degree for EECS undergraduates, Penfield developed courses illuminating the equivalence of information and thermodynamic entropy.
Work on three graphene-based devices may yield new insights into superconductivity.
Jesus A. del Alamo wins IPRM Award 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
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
The new approach harnesses the same fabrication processes used for silicon chips and offers key advance toward next-generation computers.
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
A device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more.
Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers
The device uses ultrafast “frequency hopping” and data encryption to protect signals from being intercepted and jammed.