Electrical engineering and electronics
Education, empowerment and enlightenment through guided disassembly of your broken stuff
February 7, 2012Peter Mui ’82 holds Fixit Clinic XVIII at the MIT Edgerton Center.
Minimizing background noise in stem cell culture
January 21, 2012
The faster-than-fast Fourier transform
January 18, 2012For a large range of practically useful cases, MIT researchers find a way to increase the speed of one of the most important algorithms in the information sciences.
3-D cameras for cellphones
January 5, 2012Clever math could enable a high-quality 3-D camera so simple, cheap and power-efficient that it could be incorporated into handheld devices.
Self-aware computing project named a 'world changing' idea by Scientific American
December 20, 2011Project Angstrom selected by magazine's editors; featured in December issue
Research update: Sharpening the lines
December 14, 2011New advance could lead to even smaller features in the constant quest for more compact, faster microchips.
Sal Khan to deliver 2012 Commencement address
December 6, 2011Online-education pioneer, MIT alumnus to speak to the Class of 2012 on June 8.
Allen Lin ’11, MEng ’11 named Marshall Scholar
November 23, 2011Recent alum will hone interests in policy, synthetic biology through study in the United Kingdom.
Important step toward computing with light
November 23, 2011Research at MIT produces long-sought component to allow complete optical circuits on silicon chips.
Charging toward better neural implants
October 26, 2011Researchers improve the efficiency of devices that stimulate damaged nerves, reducing potential side effects.
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
October 12, 2011Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.
Five from MIT win NIH grants
September 20, 2011Grants support biomedical research that will ‘challenge the status quo’ with risk-taking, innovative ideas.
‘I speak MISTI’
September 12, 2011MIT program sends students abroad for experiences tailor-made for their academic and professional interests.
Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone
August 24, 2011A network of dashboard-mounted phones can collect data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to avoid inefficient stopping and starting.
New Artificial Intelligence Hall of Fame inducts four MIT professors
August 24, 2011IEEE Computer Society magazine honors AI pioneers in inaugural Hall of Fame.
Portable, super-high-resolution 3-D imaging
August 8, 2011A simple new imaging system could help manufacturers inspect their products, forensics experts identify weapons and doctors identify cancers.
Four MIT graduate students win HHMI fellowships
August 5, 2011
The too-smart-for-its-own-good grid
August 2, 2011New technologies intended to boost reliance on renewable energy could destabilize the power grid if they’re not matched with careful pricing policies.
EECS head Chandrakasan announces new leadership team
July 13, 2011
Computer learns language by playing games
July 11, 2011By basing its strategies on the text of a manual, a computer infers the meanings of words without human supervision.