Graduate Program


EECS is a substrate for innovation. We combine fundamental science with the excitement of discovery. Our graduates change the world.

On this site you as a prospective MIT EECS graduate student can explore the depth and breadth of research carried out by our world-class faculty and research staff members. You will see that graduate students play a big role in this research building their life's career path. Current graduate students are encouraged to give feedback as we build this new site to help in our endeavor to create the best possible graduate experience.

The application website (see link below) is available on September 15, 2012 for students who wish to apply for graduate admission in September 2013. The deadline for submitting completed applications is December 15, 2012. Applicants to the MIT EECS graduate program should apply using the EECS on-line admissions site. [If you find it impossible to apply on-line, you can send in a paper application]. Questions not answered by the FAQs? send inquiries to
Hooding line-up and Reception slideshows!
Photos taken at the Hooding line-up and the post Hooding Reception at the Stata Center, June 7, 2012.
Congratulations to our PhD graduates!
The EECS Department would like for you each to have a copy of The Electron and the Bit, 100 years of Transformation - to be given at the Hooding Reception, Thursday, June 7, 2012.
LGO, Leaders for Global Operations
Two degrees in two years. Learn from world-class faculty at the MIT School of Engineering and the MIT Sloan School of Management.
MIT Summer Research Program
  The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) seeks to promote the value of graduate education; to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; and to prepare and recruit the best and brightest for graduate education at MIT.  
EECS Events related to MIT Commencement 2012: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Reception to follow in Stata R&D Common Area Thursday, June 7, 2012 Commencement Receptions to follow in selected locations Friday, June 8, 2012, 10 AM
EECS Graduate Student Shreya Saxena
"I’m currently working with Professor Munther Dahleh in the Laboratory of Information and Decision Systems. We are trying to further the field of Brain Machine Interfaces (BMIs) using a Control Theory standpoint."
Meet EECS Graduate Student Arijit Banerjee
"I would love to be a Professor at a world renowned university. But prior to..."
Meet EECS Graduate Student Lily Yu
"I am excited about my research since it is a promising way to overcome the short channel effect in Si based devices and can impact real life. That is different from Physics," read more...
Meet EECS graduate student Ivan Chan
I study terahertz quantum cascade lasers, which are a type of very long wavelength semiconductor laser. The cool name aside...
Interview with Wardah Inam
"I love to experience and learn new things whether it’s experiencing sailing for the first time or..."
Student Groups: EECS GSA
The EECS GSA is a group designed to bring graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology out of the many corners of campus in which we sit to share experiences, strengthen our communication with faculty and administration, and improve student life within the department.
Student Groups: Course 6 Graduate Women
GW6 is a student group for female graduate students of course 6 EECS at MIT. We organize activities to develop mentorships, friendships and to have fun!
Student Groups: EECS REFs
EECS REFS serve as a resource for EECS graduate students in managing stress and conflict, acting as coaches/mediators, liaisons, and intermediaries. As coaches and mediators, they help analyze issues and situations brought forth by students and identify appropriate courses of action.