New degree requirements have been approved for undergraduates in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). The new curriculum will take effect in fall 2016 for the Class of 2020 (students entering MIT as freshmen this fall). “The new curriculum puts more choice in students’ hands, while providing a solid gr
In a new collaborative initiative in autonomy and robotics, MIT and Lockheed Martin scientists will focus on innovations needed to enable generation-after-next autonomous systems. Improvements in human/machine teaming and navigation in complex environments are among the research challenges that Lockheed Martin is inviting MIT faculty and their stud
Twenty two years ago an obscure game developer called id Software released a first-person shooter that would have a huge impact on the future of PC gaming, computer graphics and the industry as a whole, that game was Doom . Read more... ..
The issue is not the hacking, but the city or the state department of transportation computer security is a crap. Of course the complain is always the same that it will cost more taxpayers money. On the other hand, if they invest in a better cyber security system, this thing would not happen in the first place anyway. Who knows what else that this
As it pursues its mission of developing and applying nuclear technology for the benefit of society, MIT’s Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) has cultivated a tightly integrated range of capabilities, from basic research to advanced implementation. The appointment of Nuno Loureiro as assistant professor of NSE will provide an
In experiments involving a simulation of the human esophagus and stomach, researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button b
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