• ACM SIGMETRICS announced the selection of Professor John Tsitsiklis, Clarence Joseph LeBel Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as the recipient of the 2016 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award in recognition of his fundamental contributions to decentralized control and consensus, approximate dynamic programming and statistical learning.
  • EECS faculty, staff, and students showed off their electric superpowers at Science on Saturday: Circuits and Computers edition.
  • System from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab enables single WiFi access point that can locate users within tens of centimeters.
  • Device uses depth sensor and signal processing to capture clear images through windows.
  • Depth sensor built from off-the-shelf parts filters out ambient infrared light.
  • MIT researchers built an infrared depth-sensing system from a smartphone with a $10 laser attached to it that works outdoors, as well as in.
  • Cryptographic system would allow users to decide which applications access which aspects of their data.
  • Assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science discusses his work focusing on learning graphical models from data.
  • MIT’s graduate program in engineering has placed at the top of U.S. News & World Report’s list of the nation’s graduate programs. In individual engineering disciplines top honors went to MIT for computer engineering and electrical/electronics/communications engineering (tied with Stanford and Berkeley).
  • Prof. Yoel Fink, Director of the Research Laboratory of Electronics, has received the Collier Medal, which honors the memory of Officer Sean Collier.