Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
Andrea Bocelli and MIT showcase research advancements this Friday
December 5, 2013Andrea Bocelli will attend workshops at MIT featuring research on vision impairment and social impact programs funded by the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and conducted at MIT.
David Perreault is appointed EECS associate department head
November 27, 2013Munther Dahleh is appointed as acting director of ESD and new organization with focus on socio-technical systems, information and decision systems and statistics.
Dahleh appointed to new roles
November 26, 2013Leading ESD and planning for a potential MIT-wide effort in the areas of socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
November 26, 2013The professors were recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Finding ‘rising stars’ in EECS
November 18, 2013MIT-hosted conference encourages the top women studying electrical engineering and computer science nationwide to become professors.
Machine learning branches out
November 14, 2013An algorithm that extends an artificial-intelligence technique to new tasks could aid in analysis of flight delays and social networks.
Eliminating unexplained traffic jams
October 27, 2013If integrated into adaptive cruise-control systems, a new algorithm could mitigate the type of freeway backup that seems to occur for no reason.
Grimson to assume key role in fundraising campaign; Schmidt to serve as acting provost
October 22, 2013In new capacity, outgoing chancellor will ensure that faculty and student priorities are reflected in the coming capital campaign.
SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation
October 18, 2013EECS September kickoff reception features guest speakers Susan Hockfield and Ray Stata
Finding blood clots before they wreak havoc
October 15, 2013Simple urine test developed by MIT engineers uses nanotechnology to detect dangerous blood clotting.
EECS PhD student named first recipient of Regeneron Prize
October 11, 2013
MIT’s EECS department embraces student leadership
October 2, 2013
Dina Katabi and Sara Seager win MacArthur ‘genius grants’
September 25, 2013Two MIT professors are among 24 recipients nationwide of this year’s unrestricted $625,000 prizes from the MacArthur Foundation.
MITx introduces ‘XSeries’ course-sequence certificates on edX
September 17, 2013EdX also introduces new ID verification service.
Kenneth Stevens, professor emeritus in EECS, dies at 89
August 22, 2013Stevens’ pioneering work as the originator of the quantal theory of speech helped earn him the National Medal of Science.
Encryption is less secure than we thought
August 13, 2013For 65 years, most information-theoretic analyses of cryptographic systems have made a mathematical assumption that turns out to be wrong.
Commemorating the LORAN
August 9, 2013One of the MIT Radiation Lab’s first creations, a radio navigation system, recognized by the IEEE as a ‘milestone’ in engineering.
Two MIT faculty members named Simons Investigators
August 1, 2013Senthil Todadri and Piotr Indyk are among 13 mathematicians and scientists selected.
A faster Internet — designed by computers?
July 18, 2013Computer-designed algorithms for controlling network congestion yield transmission rates two to three times as high as those designed by humans.
New way to target an old foe: malaria
July 17, 2013Engineered liver tissue developed at MIT could help scientists test new drugs and vaccines.
Writing programs using ordinary language
July 10, 2013Systems that can convert written specifications into working code in a few narrow cases could be generalized to other tasks.
July 2, 2013Tomás Palacios investigates use of ‘extreme materials’ in electronics, which could reduce energy consumption and make computers far faster.