Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
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 1, 2012A new programming language for image-processing algorithms yields code that’s much shorter and clearer — but also faster.