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Doctoral Thesis: GaN Electronics for High-Temperature Applications

Mengyang Yuan Abstract: Gallium nitride is a promising candidate for harsh environment electronics, thanks to its excellent material properties, which have given rise to high performance (room-temperature) transistors

Doctoral Thesis: Microscale Energy Transport in Lead Halide Perovskites

Roberto Brenes Abstract: Energy transport is of paramount importance for the operation and design of semiconductor devices. Lead halide perovskites, an emerging semiconductor for optoelectronic applications, exhibits significant

Doctoral Thesis: Power Electronics Meet Piezoelectrics: Converters, Components, and Miniaturization

Jessica Boles Abstract:As converters and controllers of electrical energy, power electronics are the lifeblood of many exciting emerging technologies in transportation, energy systems, manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, and

Doctoral Thesis: Gate-geometry Dependence of Enhancement-mode p-GaN Gate High Electron Mobility Transistors

Ethan S. Lee Abstract The Enhancement-mode p-GaN Gate High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) which matches the power, voltage, and efficiency of conventional GaN transistors but most importantly features

Doctoral Thesis: Strategies for High-Performance Solid-State Photon Upconversion

Ting-An Lin Abstract: Photon upconversion, a process that combines two low-energy photons into one higher energy photon, has promising applications such as photovoltaics, bio-imaging, and photo-chemistry. Among the

Doctoral Thesis: New Frontiers in Silicon Terahertz Electronics: Wirelessly Powered THz-ID and Secure THz Links

Muhammad Ibrahim Wasiq Khan Abstract:Advances in silicon integrated electronics have enabled many significant systems and applications in the terahertz (THz) band over the last decade. However, ultra-low-power (<25uW)

Doctoral thesis: Multi-dimensional computational imaging from diffraction intensity using deep neural networks

Iksung Kang Abstract: Diffraction of light can be seen everywhere, from the light shining out from curtains to multiple colors reflected from the surface of a CD. This

Doctoral Thesis: Devices and Algorithms for Analog Deep Learning

Murat Onen Abstract: Efforts to realize analog processors have skyrocketed over the last decade as having energy-efficient deep learning accelerators became imperative for the future of information processing.

February 16, 2022

Department of EECS announces 2022 Promotions

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is proud to announce the following promotions: Adam Belay is being promoted to Associate Professor Without Tenure, effective July

This image shows the CMOS THz-ID chip. The chip is a collaboration between Profs. Ruonan Han and Anantha P. Chandrakasan.
January 19, 2022

Reasserting U.S. leadership in microelectronics

MIT researchers lay out a strategy for how universities can help the U.S. regain its place as a semiconductor superpower.