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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

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Investigating at the interface of data science and computing

September 30, 2022

Guy Bresler builds mathematical models to understand multifaceted, interdisciplinary engineering problems that have far-reaching applications.

“Kids are people too!” Throughout his career, Professor Hal Abelson has worked to make information technology more accessible to people of all ages.

September 19, 2022

Professor Hal Abelson has dedicated his career to making information technology more accessible to all and empowering people — kids, in particular — through computer science. But his

Costis Daskalakis appointed inaugural Avanessians Professor in the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

July 15, 2022

The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing has named Costis Daskalakis as the inaugural holder of the Avanessians Professorship. His chair began on July 1. Daskalakis is

QS World University Rankings rates MIT No. 1 in 12 subjects for 2022

April 7, 2022

The Institute also ranks second in two subject areas.

Two EECS professors awarded 2022 Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships (FRIFs)

March 11, 2022

The Department of EECS has awarded two Thornton Family Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships (FRIFs) to Professor Vinod Vaikuntanathan and Associate Professor Virginia Vassilevska Williams (who will become a

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

The Millionth Algorithm: the runaway success of a foundational textbook

February 4, 2022

Charles E. Leiserson, the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor within the Department of EECS, recently received some tremendous news: Introduction to Algorithms, the textbook Leiserson coauthored with Tom Cormen,

Goldwasser recognized with FOCS Test of Time award

December 23, 2021

MIT EECS professor Shafi Goldwasser has been recognized with the FOCS Test of Time award for her paper “Approximating Clique is Almost NP-Complete.” The award recognizes papers from

A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network

September 17, 2021

New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, could boost efficiency of gaming systems, 5G networks, the internet of things, and more.