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February 4, 2022

Seeing into the future: Personalized cancer screening with artificial intelligence

Scientists demonstrate that AI-risk models, paired with AI-designed screening policies, can offer significant and equitable improvements to cancer screening.

December 13, 2021

Machine-learning system flags remedies that might do more harm than good

The system could help physicians select the least risky treatments in urgent situations, such as treating sepsis.

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

November 29, 2021

James Fujimoto named 2022 recipient of the IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology

James Fujimoto, the Elihu Thomson Professor in Electrical Engineering, has been named the 2022 recipient of the IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology. In the award citation,

MLK Scholar Valencia Koomson: Research and Reflections

MLK Visiting Professor Valencia Koomson discusses her journey to a career in electrical engineering, her research in bioelectronics and mobile health technology, and her commitment to broadening participation in engineering.

Doctoral Thesis: Ultrasound-based Noninvasive Monitoring Methods for Neurocritical Care

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October 20, 2021

George Verghese receives 2021 Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

MIT’s School of Engineering has named George Verghese, Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, the 2021 recipient of the Capers and Marion McDonald Award

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

August 12, 2021

Lawrence Frishkopf, expert in communications biophysics, dies at 90.

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