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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.

MIT and Ericsson enter collaboration agreements to research the next generation of mobile networks

August 6, 2021

Two research projects on the design of state-of-the-art hardware could one day power next-generation 5G and 6G mobile networks.

Three from MIT receive 2021 Hertz Foundation Fellowships

July 1, 2021

Allen Liu ’20, Alex Miller ’21, and Isabelle Yan Phinney ’20. Photos courtesy of the Hertz Foundation. The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has selected three MIT students as

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