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New quantum computing architecture could be used to connect large-scale devices

January 6, 2023

Researchers have demonstrated directional photon emission, the first step toward extensible quantum interconnects.

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Recent chair announcements within EECS

October 25, 2022

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently announced the following crop of chair appointments, all effective July 1, 2022. Karl Berggren has been named the

This image shows the CMOS THz-ID chip. The chip is a collaboration between Profs. Ruonan Han and Anantha P. Chandrakasan.

Reasserting U.S. leadership in microelectronics

January 19, 2022

MIT researchers lay out a strategy for how universities can help the U.S. regain its place as a semiconductor superpower.

Gene Dresselhaus, influential research scientist in solid-state physics, dies at 91

November 9, 2021

Over 50 years at MIT, Dresselhaus made lasting contributions to materials science within the research group of longtime collaborator and wife, Mildred Dresselhaus.

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.

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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

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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

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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