Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs)
Research shows that, contrary to accepted rule of thumb, a 10- or 15-year lifetime can be good enough.
Materials Research Laboratory’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center sponsors a motor-building workshop.
New detection tool could be used to make quantum computers robust against unwanted environmental disturbances.
Filaments with embedded circuitry can be used to print complex shapes for biomedical and robotic devices.
Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded to Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration for black hole observation
Nearly 30 MIT-affiliated researchers will share in the prize, while David Jay Julius ’77 wins Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences; assistant professor of physics Max Metlitski shares New Horizons prize with Xie Chen PhD ’12 and Michael Levin PhD ’06.
New capabilities allow “roboats” to change configurations to form pop-up bridges, stages, and other structures.
New approach harnesses the same fabrication processes used for silicon chips, offers key advance toward next-generation computers.
Low-cost “piezoelectric” films produce voltage, could be used for flexible electronic components and more.
New technique could help doctors determine whether patients are at risk from elevated pressure.
Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.
MIT system “learns” how to optimally allocate workloads across thousands of servers to cut costs, save energy.
“Risk-aware” traffic engineering could help service providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Google better utilize network infrastructure.