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March 8, 2022

School of Engineering welcomes new faculty

Sixteen new professors join the MIT community, with research areas ranging from robotics and machine learning to health care and agriculture.

January 5, 2022

Giving bug-like bots a boost

A new fabrication technique produces low-voltage, power-dense artificial muscles that improve the performance of flying microrobots.

December 2, 2021

2021 EECS Awards

It’s nearing the end of 2021, and we want to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of our incredible EECS community by sharing some of the awards given by

2021 Rising Stars Academic Career Workshop

Rising Stars is an intensive workshop for graduate students and postdocs with historically marginalized or underrepresented genders who are interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering, computer

June 25, 2021

Recent NEET graduates tackle air pollution with autonomous drones

Image: Lillie Paquette | School of Engineering Hovering one hundred meters above a densely populated urban residential area, the drone takes a quiet breath. Its goal is singular,

May 25, 2021

The future of the IoT (batteries not required)

Benton Calhoun SM ’02 PhD ’06 and David Wentzloff SM ’02 PhD ’07 are co-founders of Everactive, which uses wireless sensing to provide continuous remote monitoring for the industrial internet of things.

May 20, 2021

MIT turns “magic” material into versatile electronic devices

Work on three graphene-based devices may yield new insights into superconductivity.

December 11, 2020

Computer-aided creativity in robot design

MIT researchers have automated and optimized robot design with a system called RoboGrammar. The system creates arthropod-inspired robots for traversing a variety of terrains. Pictured are several robot

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December 11, 2020

Better learning with shape-shifting objects

Led by MIT Professor Stefanie Mueller, researchers say their adaptive basketball hoop could help people who can’t afford coaches or personal trainers to learn different skills or train