Electrical engineering and electronics
Martin Schmidt to oversee MIT’s industry-facing offices
November 27, 2012Associate provost will oversee Technology Licensing Office and Office of Corporate Relations; retains duties around space planning.
November 26, 2012Siblings Andrew and Jennifer Barry have not only managed to maintain a close friendship into their adult years, but are also both studying robotics at CSAIL
Department snapshot: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
November 16, 2012EECS places renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary research, partnerships with alumni and industry, and experiential learning.
Also labeled: Big data, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Computer science and technology, Education, teaching, academics, EdX, Faculty, Industry, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Student life, Students, Undergraduate, Women in engineering, Department snapshot
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
November 13, 2012A new approach to processing ‘big data’ creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently.
Zue awarded Okawa Prize
November 9, 2012Honored for work in speech science and spoken-language systems
CSAIL team honored for printable robot
November 8, 2012
Medical devices powered by the ear itself
November 7, 2012For the first time, researchers power an implantable electronic device using an electrical potential — a natural battery — deep in the inner ear.
Predicting what topics will trend on Twitter
October 31, 2012A new algorithm predicts which Twitter topics will trend hours in advance and offers a new technique for analyzing data that fluctuate over time.
Mining physicians’ notes for medical insights
October 30, 2012A new approach to algorithmically distinguishing words with multiple possible meanings could help find useful data in electronic medical records.
MIT's CSAIL launches new center to tackle the future of wireless and mobile technologies
October 11, 2012Will address major technical challenges facing wireless field, bring together academia and industry
What number is halfway between 1 and 9? Is it 5 — or 3?
October 4, 2012A new information-theoretical model of human sensory perception and memory sheds light on some peculiarities of the nervous system.
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip
September 24, 2012MIT team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling multiple medical tests on a tiny device.
Automatic building mapping could help emergency responders
September 23, 2012A prototype sensor array that can be worn on the chest automatically maps the wearer’s environment, recognizing movement between floors.
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.
MIT's Man Vehicle Laboratory turns 50
September 13, 2012Celebrating anniversary with daylong symposium on Sept. 14
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
September 10, 2012Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.
Chandrakasan selected for 2013 IEEE Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits
August 16, 2012
New nanoparticles shrink tumors in mice
August 15, 2012Particles that shut off cancer genes could also allow researchers to screen potential drug targets more rapidly.