Research Laboratory of Electronics
MLK Leadership Awards honor three individuals, one program
February 11, 2011Recognize service that reflects the civil rights leader’s ideals
Tuning in to a new hearing mechanism
November 10, 2010Findings from MIT scientists could lead to hearing aids that mimic the ear’s ability to focus on particular frequencies.
Broadband picture may not be so bleak
July 16, 2010A new study disputes the claim that Internet data rates in the U.S. are only half as high as advertised; study’s authors call for better data.
Fibers that can hear and sing
July 12, 2010MIT researchers pass a milestone on the path to sophisticated fibers that interact with their surroundings in new ways.
An Internet 100 times as fast
June 28, 2010A new network design that avoids the need to convert optical signals into electrical ones could boost capacity while reducing power consumption.
February 25, 2010By mimicking cells, MIT researcher designs electronic circuits for ultra-low-power and biomedical applications.
Deshpande Center's latest funding cycle supports goal of 'idea to impact'
October 17, 2009Since 2002, the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation has funded more than 80 projects with over $9 M in grants. The center supports a wide range of emerging technologies including biotechnology, biomedical devices, information technology, new materials, tiny tech, and energy innovations. Eighteen projects have spun out of the center as independent startups, having collectively raised over $150 million in outside financing from investors.
September 23, 2009Led by electrical engineering professor John Wyatt, team develops retinal implant that could help restore useful level of vision to certain groups of blind people