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The headshots of all six MIT-related Fellows for ACM 2022.
January 27, 2023

Six With Ties to MIT Honored as ACM Fellows

Six distinguished scientists with ties to MIT were recognized “for significant contributions in areas including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, and recommender systems among many other areas.”

A collage of professional headshots includes Phillip Isola, Will Oliver, Costis Daskalakis, Manish Raghavan, Stefanie Mueller, Martin Wainwright, Muriel Médard, Martha Gray, Polina Golland, and David Perreault.
October 25, 2022

Recent chair announcements within EECS

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

September 19, 2022

“Kids are people too!” Throughout his career, Professor Hal Abelson has worked to make information technology more accessible to people of all ages.

Professor Hal Abelson has dedicated his career to making information technology more accessible to all and empowering people — kids, in particular — through computer science. But his

March 11, 2022

Two EECS professors awarded 2022 Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships (FRIFs)

The Department of EECS has awarded two Thornton Family Faculty Research Innovation Fellowships (FRIFs) to Professor Vinod Vaikuntanathan and Associate Professor Virginia Vassilevska Williams (who will become a

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.

February 4, 2022

The Millionth Algorithm: the runaway success of a foundational textbook

Charles E. Leiserson, the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor within the Department of EECS, recently received some tremendous news: Introduction to Algorithms, the textbook Leiserson coauthored with Tom Cormen,

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