Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
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.
New system uses low-power Wi-Fi signal to track moving humans — even behind walls
June 27, 2013‘Wi-Vi’ is based on a concept similar to radar and sonar imaging.
A step closer to artificial livers
June 2, 2013Researchers identify compounds that help liver cells grow outside the body.
Making quantum encryption practical
May 20, 2013An MIT team that proposed a new, more-practical scheme for using quantum physics to secure data transmission has now demonstrated it experimentally.
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
MIT conference showcases undergraduate research
May 13, 2013EECScon 2013 marks MIT’s first research conference geared toward engineering undergraduates
Grant to fund nanotech therapies for traumatic brain injuries
May 10, 2013MIT’s Sangeeta Bhatia is part of the research team funded by the $6 million DARPA grant.
Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems