Electrical engineering and electronics
What number is halfway between 1 and 9? Is it 5 — or 3?
October 5, 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 25, 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 24, 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.
Also labeled: Collaboration, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Global Education and Career Development, Globalization, Inauguration, Global, Masdar, President L. Rafael Reif, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Skolkovo, Students, History, Linguistics, OpenCourseWare, Philosophy, Staff, Undergraduate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), MISTI, Online learning, D-Lab
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 16, 2012Particles that shut off cancer genes could also allow researchers to screen potential drug targets more rapidly.
Graphene’s behavior depends on where it sits
August 13, 2012New findings show that the material beneath the thin carbon sheets determines how they react chemically and electrically.
Hu awarded IEEE Photonics Society achievement award
August 10, 2012
The wisdom of crowds
August 10, 2012A recent paper out of Manolis Kellis' group shows the wisdom of crowds when it comes to selecting methods for analyzing gene regulatory networks.
New router enhances the precision of woodworking
August 8, 2012Handheld device precisely follows a digital plan with minimal guidance from a user.
New aircraft capable of fast, accurate and repeatable flight
July 26, 2012CSAIL's Robot Locomotion Group unveils new computer-controlled aircraft that can perform knife-edge turns.
Three MIT faculty named Simons Investigators
July 24, 2012Goldwasser, Guionnet and Seidel are among 21 researchers selected.
Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 19, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
Also labeled: Computer science and technology, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Materials science, Microchips, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Self-assembly, Semiconductors, Students, National Science Foundation (NSF), Singapore-MIT
Dripping faucets inspire new way of creating structured particles
July 18, 2012Researchers find new method for making spherical particles, from nanoscale to pinhead-sized — including complex beach-ball-like shapes.