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Vivienne Sze wins Edgerton Faculty Award
Vivienne Sze wins Edgerton Faculty Award

EECS faculty member is recognized for technical innovation, educational excellence, and efforts to advance women and under-represented minorities in her field.

3Q: Structuring the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
3Q: Structuring the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

Co-chairs of the Organizational Structure working group discuss their goals and progress.

Four from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019
Four from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019

Prestigious honor society announces more than 200 new members.

Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation
Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation

Model improves a robot’s ability to mold materials into shapes and interact with liquids and solid objects.

Robots that can sort recycling
Robots that can sort recycling

CSAIL’s "RoCycle" system uses in-hand sensors to detect if an object is paper, metal or plastic.

A novel data-compression technique for faster computer programs
A novel data-compression technique for faster computer programs

Researchers free up more bandwidth by compressing “objects” within the memory hierarchy.

Smaller, faster, better: Nanoscale batteries may power future technology
Smaller, faster, better: Nanoscale batteries may power future technology

Novel batteries are the first to use water-splitting technology at their core.

Five from MIT win 2019 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Five from MIT win 2019 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Award funds graduate studies for talented immigrants and children of immigrants.

Shrinking the carbon footprint of a chemical in everyday objects
Shrinking the carbon footprint of a chemical in everyday objects

New method for synthesizing the epoxides found in plastics, textiles, and pharmaceuticals could be powered by electricity.

MIT team places first in U.S. Air Force virtual reality competition
MIT team places first in U.S. Air Force virtual reality competition

Satellite operator's visualization tool could help prevent space collisions.

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