The Women’s Technology Program (WTP), now in its 19th year, brings high school students with little to no engineering and computer science experience to Cambridge every summer for an immersive, four-week exploration of all things engineering. But in the summer of 2021, the unprecedented public health challenge of COVID forced the staff of the summer program to reimagine WTP—labs, hands-on classes, team-based projects, and all—as an exclusively online offering.
George Verghese receives 2021 Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising
The award honors “those exemplary professionals who have significantly and consistently supported the personal and professional development of their students and colleagues, have enduringly engaged minds, elevated spirits and stimulated best efforts.”
3 Questions: Maaya Prasad and Kathleen Esfahany on Vision, Perception, and the Poetry of Science
EECS students Kathleen Esfahany and Maaya Prasad have been featured in the prominent “Poetry of Science” exhibits.
MIT EECS unveils a new effort designed to encourage and support women on their journey to–and through–graduate study in computing and information technologies.
A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network
New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, could boost efficiency of gaming systems, 5G networks, the internet of things, and more.
Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.