Louis Braida, hearing aid innovator and mentor, dies at 79
Louis Braida, the Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), died Sept. 2nd. He was 79. Braida was a…
Known as a visionary who brought together faculty from across MIT, Moses pioneered an influential symbolic mathematics program and held many top leadership posts.
Gene Dresselhaus, influential research scientist in solid-state physics, dies at 91
Over 50 years at MIT, Dresselhaus made lasting contributions to materials science within the research group of longtime collaborator and wife, Mildred Dresselhaus.
Professor Emeritus Paul Penfield, chronicler of entropy and lifelong teacher, dies at 88.
A long-time department head who established the MEng degree for EECS undergraduates, Penfield developed courses illuminating the equivalence of information and thermodynamic entropy.
Lawrence Frishkopf, Professor of EECS, Emeritus, died on June 25th, 2021, one day before his 91st birthday. An area chair in the department, Frishkopf was aﬃliated with both…