Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
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
April 30, 2013In an age of specialization, a little versatility could improve operations management, cloud computing, and possibly even the provision of health care.
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.
Indyk and Katabi win top ACM honors
April 9, 2013Professors recognized for their contributions to computer science
Knowing the unknown
March 26, 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 11, 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.