Last-minute pivot leads to record-setting Microsystems Annual Research Conference

March 21, 2022

Virtual conference gathered students, faculty, and industry partners to explore the future of microsystems and nanotechnology.

Department of EECS announces 2022 Promotions

February 16, 2022

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is proud to announce the following promotions: Adam Belay is being promoted to Associate Professor Without Tenure, effective July

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

Who can bend light for cheaper internet?

September 3, 2021

Wide Area Networks (WANs), the global backbones and workhorses of today’s internet that connect billions of computers over continents and oceans, are the foundation of modern online services.

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.

Twelve from MIT awarded 2021 Fulbright Fellowships

May 25, 2021

Grants will support their research, graduate study, and teaching abroad in 2021-22.

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.

Schematic of three different nano flashlights for the generation of, left to right, focused, wide-spanning, and collimated beams

Nano flashlight could allow future cell phones to detect viruses, more

April 30, 2021

In work that could turn cell phones into sensors capable of detecting viruses and other minuscule objects, MIT researchers have built a powerful nanoscale flashlight on a chip.

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Almanakly honored with P.D. Soros Fellowship For New Americans

April 27, 2021

PhD candidate Aziza Almanakly stands in front of MIT’s Great Dome. EECS PhD candidate Aziza Almanakly recently received news of an exciting honor: together with nine other MIT


Nine MIT students awarded 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

April 14, 2021

Top row (l-r): James Diao, Fiona Chen, Enrique Toloza; Middle row (l-r): Charlie Changwon Lee, Brian Chang, Aziza Almanakly; Bottom row (l-r): Ashwin Sah, Archana Podury, Alaleh Azhir. Images