Home People Dirk Englund People FacultyFaculty AI+DFaculty CSFaculty EEFaculty EmeritusLecturers Leadership Staff Instructors Associate Professor of EECS, [EE and AI+D] email@example.com (617) 324-7014 Office: 36-525 Website Research Areas Electronic, Magnetic, Optical and Quantum Materials and DevicesNanoscale Materials, Devices, and SystemsOptics + PhotonicsQuantum Computing, Communication, and Sensing Latest News More News September 11, 2023 System combines light and electrons to unlock faster, greener computing “Lightning” system connects photons to the electronic components of computers using a novel abstraction, creating the first photonic computing prototype to serve real-time machine-learning inference requests. August 23, 2023 Machine-learning system based on light could yield more powerful, efficient large language models MIT system demonstrates greater than 100-fold improvement in energy efficiency and a 25-fold improvement in compute density compared with current systems. November 30, 2022 New device can control light at unprecedented speeds Researchers have developed a programmable optical device for high-speed beam steering. November 29, 2021 2021-22 EECS Faculty Award Roundup This ongoing listing of awards and recognitions won by our faculty is added to all year, beginning in September. September 27, 2019 Quantum sensing on a chip Researchers have integrated diamond-based sensing components onto a chip to enable low-cost, high-performance quantum hardware.