Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
Knowing the unknown
March 27, 2013Researchers work to build robots’ awareness of their own limitations.
Peter Szolovits honored with Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence
March 20, 2013Professor cited for 'commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics'
Making cloud computing more efficient
March 12, 2013For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
Demaine named Presburger Award recipient
February 25, 2013Professor Erik Demaine was cited for his contributions to computational geometry and data structures.
Teaching robots lateral thinking
February 25, 2013New algorithms could help household robots work around their physical shortcomings.
Chandrakasan honored at ISSCC’s 60th Plenary Session
February 20, 2013Anantha P. Chandrakasan earns prestigious award for outstanding contributions to his field.
OCW brings educational opportunities to Sierra Leone
February 12, 2013Student builds robot from old toy parts using course materials from 6.270.
CSAIL launches entrepreneurship initiative
February 7, 2013Aims to help students turn computer science ideas into successful technology startups
Networks of probability
February 7, 2013Devavrat Shah spans disciplines by looking at networks probabilistically and probabilities as networks.
MIT researchers honored for 'Revealing Invisible Changes'
February 1, 2013CSAIL team recognized by National Science Foundation for video that catches motions too subtle for the naked eye.
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), Artificial intelligence, Big data, Medical data mining, Engineering Health, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer science and technology, 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: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Student life, Students, Computer science and technology, Digital technology, Entrepreneurship, Alumni/ae
Guaranteed delivery — in ad hoc networks
January 9, 2013A new algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks is faster than its predecessors but, unlike them, guarantees delivery.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Algorithms, Awards, honors and fellowships, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Students, Ad hoc networks, distributed algorithms, Decentralized networks, Gossip algorithms, Communications protocols, Research
Students develop assistive technologies
January 8, 2013Undergraduate teams create helpful phone apps and devices for people with disabilities.
Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor
January 3, 2013New design for a basic component of all computer chips boasts the highest ‘carrier mobility’ yet measured.
Tiny compound semiconductor transistor could challenge silicon’s dominance
December 10, 2012MIT researchers develop the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever built.
Also labeled: Indium gallium arsenide, Microchips, Silicon, Transistors, Microsystems, Faculty, Moore's Law, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Research, Semiconductors, Computer chips, Computing, electronics, Manufacturing, Computer science and technology, Electrical engineering and electronics, Microsystems Technology Laboratories
Writing graphics software gets much easier
August 2, 2012A new programming language for image-processing algorithms yields code that’s much shorter and clearer — but also faster.