Anantha Chandrakasan


Milliwatts with Mega Impact

November/December 2010

Blending EE with CS

Fall 2010

Ramping Up on Low-Energy

July 2010

Embedded Technologies: Power From the People

July 2010

Chandrakasan team harnesses micro-sources of power

February 2010

Chandrakasan honored for semiconductor work

March 2009

Cyborg Moth Gets a New Radio

February 2009

ISSCC: MIT energy scavenging circuit for piezoelectric power sources

February 10, 2009

Team develops energy-efficient microchip

February 5, 2008

Reinventing the Transistor: Operating transistors at half steam could help squeeze more out of batteries

August 10, 2006

Chandrakasan to head microsystems lab

July 26, 2006

ISSCC Paper Describes SRAM Device That Promises to Deliver Ultra Low Power to Battery Operated Products

February 8, 2006

Chandrakasan elected IEEE Fellow for "contributions to the design of energy-efficient integrated circuits and systems"

February 25, 2004
Excerpt: "Five MIT engineers have been elected IEEE Fellows by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, which chooses members 'with an extraordinary record of accomplishment' for the honor..."


Sept. 23, 2003

"Low-power CMOS digital design" is the second most frequently cited in the history of the JSSC

Apr., 2003


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

MIT students are getting a leg up on the competition thanks to Start6, an innovative class that teaches what’s needed to launch and run a successful startup. 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

First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year - EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.

“How can crowdsourcing help plan your next vacation? How good are government officials at living up to their promises? And who among the millions of students taking online courses are likeliest to drop out? 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

Start6 inspires student engineers to become entrepreneurs

Anantha Chandrakasan, says that Start6 is a new opportunity for MIT's engineering students and postdoctoral candidates to dive into “everything entrepreneurship — particularly as it relates to EECS." Read more

Drew Houston and Bob Langer encourage Start6 students at completion of IAP workshop

Drew Houston and Bob Langer encourage Start6 students at completion of IAP workshop 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

MIT EECS Department Head is 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