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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

September 8, 2021

Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT

MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.

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December 23, 2020

EECS Faculty Head Antonio Torralba Elected AAAI Fellow

Faculty head of AI&D Antonio Torralba. Antonio Torralba, Faculty Head of AI&D within the Department of EECS and the Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of Electrical Engineering and

December 11, 2020

“A Really Special Gift”: a remembrance of Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM ’60, ScD ’63

From R to L: Margaret Huang and Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM ’60, ScD ’63 stand in Killian Court. Photo courtesy of the Huang family. Thomas Shi-Tao Huang SM

October 21, 2020

New deep learning models require fewer neurons

Artificial intelligence has arrived in our everyday lives—from search engines to self-driving cars. This has to do with the enormous computing power that has become available in recent

October 5, 2020

A Circuit Board With A View: oscilloscopes from Keysight Technologies enable new insights in EECS teaching labs

A recent donation from Keysight Technologies includes 120 new oscilloscopes, in two cutting-edge models.   When the in-person labs of MIT once again fill, the students of EECS will

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September 23, 2020

Regina Barzilay wins $1m Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI Award

Professor Regina Barzilay of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes have been given out annually to recognize breakthrough achievements

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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