Aziza Almanakly and Belinda Li, two EECS graduate students, smile at the camera

Aziza Almanakly, Belinda Li Selected to Receive Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowship for Women

July 27, 2021

The rigorous selection process for this prestigious fellowship took into account the two students’ outstanding track record of scientific achievement and inquiry, as well as their contributions to the STEM community.

Clearing the way toward robust quantum computing

June 25, 2021

A tunable coupler can switch the qubit-qubit interaction on and off. Unwanted, residual (ZZ) interaction between the two qubits is eliminated by harnessing higher energy levels of the

MIT turns “magic” material into versatile electronic devices

May 20, 2021

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

Nanostructured device stops light in its tracks

May 7, 2021

MIT researchers develop compact on-chip device for detecting electric-field waveforms with attosecond time resolution.

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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


Nanowire could provide a stable, easy-to-make superconducting transistor

February 23, 2021

MIT researchers are developing a superconducting nanowire, which could enable more efficient superconducting electronics. Image: Christine Daniloff, MIT Superconductors — materials that conduct electricity without resistance — are remarkable.


Transforming quantum computing’s promise into practice

January 19, 2021

MIT electrical engineer William D. Oliver develops the fundamental technology to enable reliable quantum computers at scale. Image credit: Adam Glanzman. It was music that sparked William Oliver’s


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


Evelyn Hu delivers 2020 Dresselhaus Lecture on leveraging defects at the nanoscale

January 4, 2021

Harvard University Professor Evelyn Hu delivered the 2020 Mildred S. Dresselhaus Lecture, “Transforming Defects into Opportunities: Leveraging the Nanoscale,” on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy Evelyn Hu.  Harvard University

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iQuHACK 2021: MIT gears up for its second annual interdisciplinary quantum computing hackathon

December 24, 2020

A view of the mounted ion trap that forms the core of a small quantum computer. Photo courtesy Kai Hudek, of IonQ. The members of iQuISE, MIT’s student-led