Anantha Chandrakasan


Innovation on showcase: Undergrads present research at the SuperUROP Research Preview.

December 18, 2015

It takes a network: Rising Stars workshop helps female electrical engineers and computer scientists build a professional network.

November 18, 2015

Anantha Chandrakasan appointed to Vannevar Bush Professorship.

November 10, 2015

SuperUROP undergrad research program goes engineering-wide.

October 9, 2015

Making the new silicon. Gallium nitride electronics could drastically cut energy usage in data centers, consumer devices.

July 29, 2015

Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors. New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent.

June 22, 2015

Future Directions in Cochlear Implants

May 15, 2015

Start6 students expand innovation horizons while making connections in Silicon Valley

May 1, 2015

The 2015 Connector is out! Annual news from the MIT EECS Department

April 10, 2015

Radio chip for Internet of things. Chandrakasan group extends battery life by reducing idle transmitter power leaks

February 23, 2015

Anantha Chandrakasan among "Eight from MIT elected to National Academy of Engineering"

February 5, 2015

Future MIT entrepreneurs get boost through Start6. Three-week credit class opens opportunities for MIT students.

January 21, 2015


StartMIT, a boot camp on entrepreneurship, gives students an intimate look into what it takes to build a company.

StartMIT, a course packed with practical instruction and mentorship, is designed to give aspiring entrepreneurs a boost up the founder learning curve. Read more

SuperUROP: Advanced research gives EECS undergraduates the big picture

What do you do when you’ve just completed your first deep dive into advanced electrical engineering and computer science research at MIT? Read more

Industry finds ‘top-notch engineering students’ in SuperUROP

“On Dec. 5, Paul Bassett ’85 traveled to Cambridge from Austin, Tex., where he works as a senior director of technology for the wireless communications giant Qualcomm. He wound his way through a crowd assembled Read more

SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation

“The MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) held a kickoff reception at the Stata Center on Sept. 26 for 80 of its juniors and seniors ... Read more

MIT’s EECS department embraces student leadership

“When Anantha Chandrakasan, the Joseph F. and Nancy P. Keithley Professor of Electrical Engineering, took the helm of MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) in 2011, he quickly set two big ideas into motion. Read more

MIT retools to aid students with startups

“You will see more of these types of programs because students want it,” said Anantha Chandrakasan, who conceived of Start6... Read more

StartMIT, a jumpstart for entrepreneurs

Anantha Chandrakasan, says that StartMIT is a new opportunity for MIT's engineering students and postdoctoral candidates to dive into “everything entrepreneurship." Read more

Cochlear implants — with no exterior hardware

A cochlear implant that can be wirelessly recharged would use the natural microphone of the middle ear rather than a skull-mounted sensor. Read more

MIT researchers build Quad HD TV chip

A new video standard enables a fourfold increase in the resolution of TV screens, and an MIT chip was the first to handle it in real time. Read more


Quick, efficient chip cleans up common flaws in amateur photographs. Read more

Medical devices powered by the ear itself

For the first time, researchers power an implantable electronic device using an electrical potential – a natural battery – deep in the inner ear. Read more

Chandrakasan lab optimizes power delivery with multi-source energy harvesting chips

Researchers at MIT have taken a significant step toward battery-free monitoring systems – which could ultimately be used in biomedical devices, environmental sensors in remote locations and gauges in hard-to-reach spots, among other applications. Read more

Chandrakasan selected for 2013 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits

Anantha Chandrakasan, Dean of the MIT School of Engineering, was the 2013 recipient of the IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits. The citation for the award reads "For pioneering techniques in low-power digital and analog CMOS design." Read more