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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

Doctoral Thesis: High Angular Resolution Beam Steering THz Antenna Arrays for Imaging Applications

Nathan M. Monroe Abstract:Terahertz antenna arrays are capable of producing Terahertz electromagnetic waves that can be focused and steered by electronic control. They are a promising emerging technology

Doctoral Thesis: Nanosystems: From the Lab to the Fab

Tathagata Srimani Abstract: Exponential improvements in computing performance has impacted and improved nearly every aspect of our lives: from education to transportation to healthcare. And with continued gains,

November 18, 2021

Pushing the limits of electronic circuits

Ruonan Han seeks to develop next-generation electronic devices by harnessing terahertz waves.

October 29, 2021

Associate Professor of EECS Max Shulaker Named 2021 Moore Inventor Fellow

Shulaker came to the attention of the Moore Foundation specifically for his invention of a three-dimensional electronic chip capable of capturing and analyzing large amounts of information about the volatile organic compounds found in patient exhalations.

September 2, 2021

Professor Emeritus Paul Penfield, chronicler of entropy and lifelong teacher, dies at 88.

A long-time department head who established the MEng degree for EECS undergraduates, Penfield developed courses illuminating the equivalence of information and thermodynamic entropy.

May 20, 2021

MIT turns “magic” material into versatile electronic devices

Work on three graphene-based devices may yield new insights into superconductivity.

June 1, 2020

Jesus A. del Alamo wins IPRM Award 2020

He is recognized for key technical contributions to InGaAs-based transistors for high frequency and CMOS applications, and pioneering studies on GaN transistor reliability.

September 27, 2019

Quantum sensing on a chip

Researchers have integrated diamond-based sensing components onto a chip to enable low-cost, high-performance quantum hardware.