EECS associate professor Manolis Kellis, principal investigator in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) working with members of the model organism ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements Consortium (modENCODE) published in Science, Dec.
Luca Daniel, the Emanuel E. Landsman Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering was awarded the IEEE CEDA (Council on Electronic Design Automation) Early Career Award for 2010 in recognition of his contribution to electromagnetic field analysis, parasitic variation-aware extraction and automated parameterized linear and non-linear stable model reduction. The award, announced in August, was presented to Prof.
The Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium, formed in Sept. 2010, is a global initiative dedicated to helping Madrid, Spain, strengthen and expand its position as an emerging global center for biomedical research. The consortium--including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, La Suma de Todos - Comunidad de Madrid, and the European Union--is launching a new Fellowship program this coming summer (2011) that is designed to accelerate cutting-edge research in translational biomedical imaging and establish new enterprises in Madrid.
Devavrat Shah the Jamieson Career Development Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and principal investigator in the Laboratory of Information and Decisions Systems (LIDS) is the 2010 recipient of the Applied Probability Society's Erlang Prize presented at the INFORMS meeting held November 7-10.
Two Electrical Engineering and Computer Science faculty members, Scott Aaronson and Manolis Kellis have been selected for the 2010 PECASE Award--Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, as announced in the November 5, 2010, White House press release.