Nancy Lynch, the NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering in the EECS department and head of the Theory of Distributed Systems Group at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, CSAIL, is the recipient of the IEEE 2009 Emanuel R. Piore Award.
Srini Devadas, associate department head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, professor of electrical engineering and computer science and principal investigator in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has just been named as a recipient of one of the coveted InfoWorld CTO 25 Awards. The award’s purpose is to honor Chief Technology Officers who have been pioneers and leaders in their fields.
EECS faculty member Manolis Kellis, associate professor of Computer Science in the area of Computational Biology and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, CSAIL, and of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is one of two senior authors in a major international effort reported in Nature this week, May 24, 2009.
A pair of major grants from the U.S. Department of Defense will support MIT research on building ultra-fast microchips for computation and communications, as well as research on new electronic surveillance systems, as reported May 22, 2009 by the MIT News Office.
Graphene, a form of the element carbon and theorized to exist in a single atom thick lattice layer of hexagonal atoms, was a fantasy--a purely theoretical possibility--when it was proposed in 1947. It lingered in scientists' imaginations because of its intriguing structural properties.