Computer science and technology
Explained: The Discrete Fourier Transform
November 25, 2009The theories of an early-19th-century French mathematician have emerged from obscurity to become part of the basic language of engineering.
Cryptographic voting debuts
November 13, 2009A new system for ensuring accurate election tallies, which MIT researchers helped to develop, passed its first real-world test last Tuesday.
Detailed explanation of how the voting encryption system works
November 13, 2009
When Signals Cross: Medical Systems at CSAIL
November 10, 2009Professor John Guttag and his team of graduate students are working in partnership with clinicians to produce technological solutions for medical problems.
Reporter's Notebook: Inventing language
November 9, 2009MIT’s Barbara Liskov, winner of the Turing Award, describes how she helped lay the foundations for today’s programming languages.
What computer science can teach economics
November 8, 2009Constantinos Daskalakis applies the theory of computational complexity to game theory, with consequences in a range of disciplines.
Inventor, lawyer and lecturer Robert H. Rines dies aged 87
November 4, 2009
Awards and honors: Nov. 4, 2009
November 4, 2009Hockfield, Lander, Rivest and Han win awards
October 23, 2009As chip makers turn to multiple 'cores' to improve performance, MIT researchers help ease programmers' transition to parallel programming.
Goldwasser, Stubbe named Franklin Institute laureates
October 21, 2009
October 13, 2009Researchers from MIT's CSAIL teach computers to recognize objects.
Securing the web
October 8, 2009A new MIT programming tool would automatically plug holes that hackers exploit.
Whose Internet is it, anyway?
September 28, 2009One of the Internet's chief architects looks at the FCC's proposed Net neutrality rules.
Intel PhD fellowship recipients announced
September 22, 2009Four students from the EECS have been named among this year's winners of the Intel PhD Fellowships
MIT 4th overall among U.S. universities, U.S. News says
August 20, 2009Engineering again ranked best in class
Collaboration eyes computing boost for New England
June 11, 2009Rooted at MIT, effort brings together state, industry, academia
Awards and Honors: June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009
Drawing inspiration from nature to build a better radio
June 3, 2009New radio chip mimics human ear, could enable universal radio