Proving quantum computers feasible
November 27, 2012With a new contribution to probability theory, researchers show that relatively simple physical systems could yield powerful quantum computers.
IS&T recommends community members wait to migrate to Windows 8
October 31, 2012IS&T is making Windows 8 Enterprise available for early adopters, but strongly recommends delaying the transition.
Bits of buildings: How is computing changing the architect’s job?
June 24, 2012In a new book, an MIT researcher looks at the influence of high-tech simulations on the profession of architecture.
Lynch named Athena Lecturer
April 18, 2012Professor honored for advances in distributed systems that enable dependable Internet and wireless network applications.
Important step toward computing with light
November 23, 2011Research at MIT produces long-sought component to allow complete optical circuits on silicon chips.
Institute teams dominate Clean Energy Prize
May 10, 2011Institute ideas win $200K top prize and all five finalist prizes, with variety of energy solutions.
April 13, 2011As part of MIT’s 150th-birthday celebration, computer science luminaries — many from MIT's faculty — gathered on campus for a two-day symposium.
January 11, 2011A new algorithm enables much faster dissemination of information through self-organizing networks with a few scattered choke points.
Robert Morris wins 2010 Mark Weiser Award
October 21, 2010ACM SIGOPS award recognizes ‘creativity and innovation’ in operating-systems research.
Harry Lee is inaugural holder of EECS Advanced Television and Signal Processing Chair
October 21, 2010New professorship is made possible by Jae S. Lim.
New book, 'Bright Boys,' chronicles MIT’s pioneering of IT age
June 1, 2010Foreword by Professor Emeritus Jay Forrester shares insight on team’s early work
Machines that learn better
May 17, 2010New math will make it much easier to build machine-learning systems that tackle a wider range of problems.
Seeing the forest for the trees
May 6, 2010Object recognition systems that break images into ever smaller parts should be much more efficient and may shed light on how the brain works.
Update on planning for high-performance computing center
March 29, 2010Consortium members report 'considerable progress' in several aspects of project in Holyoke, Mass.
Also labeled: Collaboration
At Davos, MIT faculty discuss the nature of intelligence
January 28, 2010Videos available of professors' presentations at World Economic Forum
IS&T offers Microsoft Office to faculty and staff at no cost
November 12, 2009Information Services and Technology (IS&T) is offering Microsoft Office licenses to all faculty and staff through a centrally funded Microsoft Campus agreement
Planning advances for high-performance computing center
October 21, 2009MIT, UMass and BU make considerable progress with the state and other partners on planned Holyoke facility