An innovator, entrepreneur, adventurer, and outdoorsman, Thornton’s influence upon all the communities he touched was profound. During his 40+ year tenure within MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, he mentored and inspired countless individuals, consistently advocating for bold and fearless exploration in all areas of life.
The department is proud to announce multiple promotions this year.
A new low-temperature growth and fabrication technology allows the integration of 2D materials directly onto a silicon circuit, which could lead to denser and more powerful chips.
Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL)
The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) recently announced the following crop of chair appointments, all effective July 1, 2022. Karl Berggren has been named the…
￼Massachusetts Microelectronics Internship Program: a big focus on critical tiny components
EECS Alliance–backed program seeks to get more Massachusetts students into the microelectronics game
Professors Kamrin, Lang, McGee, and Shoulders are honored for exceptional undergraduate teaching.
Sixteen new professors join the MIT community, with research areas ranging from robotics and machine learning to health care and agriculture.
Among the newly selected Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) are three members of the MIT community: Harry Asada, Ford Professor of Engineering in…