A former department head who established the MEng degree for EECS undergraduates, Penfield developed courses illuminating the equivalence of information and thermodynamic entropy.
Student committee delivers interactive conference on microsystems and nanoscience.
MIT researchers grow structures made of wood-like plant cells in a lab, hinting at the possibility of more efficient biomaterials production.
MLK Visiting Scholar focuses on microelectronics for cell analysis and biomedical applications.
Once deemed suitable only for high-speed communication systems, an alloy called InGaAs might one day rival silicon in high-performance computing.
MIT system cuts the energy required for training and running neural networks.
Student committee puts together research showcase while balancing coursework, qualifying exams, and extracurriculars.
Series featured five experts who played seminal roles in understanding the nanoscale.