Computer science and technology
iCampus Student Competition yields online tools for improved on campus experiences
May 21, 2013Grand prize in 2013 competition goes to an online exploration tool to aid students in planning their selection of classes.
Wireless researchers host ‘Game-Jam’
May 13, 2013Event will bring together game developers, graphic designers and audio professionals to design mobile games that will help wireless researchers gather information on network data.
CSAIL graduate honored with ACM award
May 7, 2013Shyamnath Gollakota recognized for work with wireless interference
Finding a gecko in the crowd
April 30, 2013A combination of crowdsourcing and computer vision could identify individuals within endangered populations.
Learning software development — by developing software
April 23, 2013In a new course, students participate in large, ongoing, open-source-software development projects, mentored by industry professionals.
Markus Buehler named recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Award
April 11, 2013Recognized for innovations using computational science to understand mechanical properties of biological and bio-inspired materials.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
Four professors named 2013 MacVicar Fellows
March 15, 2013Griffith, Miller, Schulz and Teng awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
New rankings acclaim MIT’s graduate programs in engineering, business
March 11, 2013MIT leads in seven engineering disciplines and three business fields, says U.S. News & World Report.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Education, teaching, academics, Electrical engineering and electronics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Materials science, Mechanical engineering, Nuclear science and engineering, Rankings, Engineering Systems
Making cloud computing more efficient
March 11, 2013For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
Toward practical compressed sensing
February 1, 2013Researchers show how the vagaries of real-world circuitry affect the performance of a promising new technique in signal processing and imaging.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Artificial intelligence, Big data, Medical data mining, Engineering Health, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Health care, Health sciences and technology, Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
SuperUROP propels undergraduate research to next level
January 23, 2013Poster session showcases student advances in key technologies and attracts faculty, venture capitalists and industry sponsors.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Student life, Students, Digital technology, Entrepreneurship, Alumni/ae
Clark and Sollins receive Test of Time Award
January 14, 2013MIT researchers honored for their paper 'Tussle in Cyberspace: Defining Tomorrow’s Internet.'
Dennis awarded IEEE John von Neumann Medal
December 17, 2012Presented annually for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology
New technology may enable earlier cancer diagnosis
December 16, 2012Nanoparticles amplify tumor signals, making them much easier to detect in the urine.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Graphical user interfaces, Online learning, User interfaces, Education, teaching, academics, Graphical programming interfaces, Programming, Crowdsourcing, Social networks, EdX, Students, Undergraduate, Software, Big data
Tiny compound semiconductor transistor could challenge silicon’s dominance
December 10, 2012MIT researchers develop the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever built.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Indium gallium arsenide, Microchips, Silicon, Transistors, Microsystems, Faculty, Moore's Law, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Research, Semiconductors, Computer chips, Computing, electronics, Manufacturing, Electrical engineering and electronics, Microsystems Technology Laboratories
Ozdaglar selected as the inaugural Steven and Renee Finn Innovation Fellow
November 27, 2012The fellowship provides tenured, mid-career faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineer and Computer Science with resources for up to three years to pursue new research and development paths.
Martin Schmidt to oversee MIT’s industry-facing offices
November 27, 2012Associate provost will oversee Technology Licensing Office and Office of Corporate Relations; retains duties around space planning.
Proving quantum computers feasible
November 27, 2012With a new contribution to probability theory, researchers show that relatively simple physical systems could yield powerful quantum computers.
November 26, 2012Siblings Andrew and Jennifer Barry have not only managed to maintain a close friendship into their adult years, but are also both studying robotics at CSAIL