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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

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

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September 17, 2020

Three new career development chairs appointed within EECS

L to R: Chen, Yan, Ragan-Kelley This summer has seen three new career development chairs appointed within the EECS faculty. We congratulate Kevin Chen, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley, and Mengjia

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September 16, 2020

Asu Ozdaglar and Joel Voldman appointed to new chairs within EECS

L to R, Joel Voldman and Asu Ozdaglar July saw two new chair appointments within the department’s leadership. Please join us in congratulating Asu Ozdaglar and Joel Voldman