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October 11, 2023

Twelve with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2023

Five MIT faculty, along with seven additional affiliates, are honored for outstanding contributions to medical research.

September 20, 2023

MIT named No. 2 university by U.S. News for 2023-24

Undergraduate engineering and computer science programs are No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.

February 13, 2023

Connor Coley, Dylan Hadfield-Menell named AI2050 Early Career Fellows

Department of EECS Assistant Professors Connor Coley and Dylan Hadfield-Menell have been named to the inaugural cohort of AI2050 Early Career Fellows by Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative from Eric and Wendy Schmidt aimed at helping to solve hard problems in AI.

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

June 25, 2021

Four researchers earn interdisciplinary Schmidt Science Fellowships

Left to right: Álvaro Fernández Galiana, Fatima Hussain, Sirma Orguc, and Rebecca Pinals have been named as Schmidt Science Fellows, an honor created in 2017 to encourage young

May 21, 2021

New system cleans messy data tables automatically

With just 50 lines of code, the program spots and fixes likely errors.

April 30, 2021

From diabetes to Covid-19, Better World (Health) showcases MIT research in action

Event speakers included (clockwise from top left) W. Eric L. Grimson, Daniel P. Huttenlocher, Steven Truong, and Mariana Arcaya.  “MIT’s work to understand and improve human health spans

April 8, 2021

A safer way to deploy bacteria as environmental sensors

MIT engineers have devised a way to encapsulate bacterial sensors into a tough hydrogel sphere, which prevents them from interacting with other microbes in the environment. Image: Christine

April 8, 2021

Seeking the cellular mechanisms of disease, with help from machine learning

Caroline Uhler’s research blends machine learning and statistics with biology to better understand gene regulation, health, and disease. Despite this lofty mission, Uhler remains dedicated to her original

March 26, 2021

The physicist and the hospital

MIT Professor Thomas Heldt draws from physics and data science to design medical devices that monitor patients’ physiology. Image: Lillie Paquette It’s hard to say that Thomas Heldt has