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Northeast Microelectronics Internship Program (NMIP) receives grant from MassTech Collaboartive which leads the NEMC hub under CHIPS Act - Read more in MIT News Article, March 12th, 2024

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  • Northeast Microelectronics Internship Program receives a grant from MassTech Collaborative that leads the NEMC hub, under the CHIPS act. March 12th, 2024. MIT News, Read More
  • MIT to invest in 8" nanofabrication facilities at MIT.nano. As per Prof. Palacios, "This New Investment to Significantly Accelerate the Pace of Innovation and Discovery in Microelectronics and Microsystems". January 30th, 2024. MIT News, Read More
  • MIT, Applied Materials, and the Northeast Microelectronics Coalition (NEMC) Hub led by MASS Tech Collaborative to bring 200mm advanced research capabilities to MIT.nano. January 30th, 2024. MIT News, Read More
  • Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces $9.2 Million to Boost Microelectronics During U.S. Department of Defense Visit, January 30, 2024,
  • SUPREME Center held its first annual review meeting at Cornell University. According to SRC JUMP 2.0 Executive Director Roman Caudillo (Intel), "The center is off to a strong start thanks to Center Directors Huili (Grace) Xing and Tomás Palacios". Tomás Palacios, is the Clarence J. LeBel Professor at EECS Department at MIT and Huili (Grace) Xing is theWilliam L. Quackenbush Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. Read more about this post on LinkedIn.

  • Prof. Palacios is recognized for his groundbreaking research, excellent mentoring and teaching, and exceptional contributions to the EECS department and MIT. June 15th, 2023. Read More.

  • Jiadi Zhu and Prof. Palacios' research on atomically thin transistors on top of computer chips could lead to undiscovered possibilities of 2D materials such as molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) and tungsten diselenide (WSe2) for high-performance state-of-the-art for nanoscale transistors for future technology nodes. April 27th, 2023. Read More.

  • Our group engineer Jiadi Zhu featured in MIT News article MIT engineers “grow” atomically thin transistors on top of computer chips. April 27th, 2023. Read More.

  • Tomás Palacios, Director of Microsystems Technology Laboratories and Professor of EECS at MIT is the Associate Director of the SUPREME center under the DARPA and SRC's Jump 2.0 Consortium Program with a goal to target Microelectronics Innovation. Jan 11th, 2023. Read More

  • MIT tops the FORBES List again, on February 15th, 2023. Read More.

  • When Microsystems and Excellence join hands, MARC 2023 happens - A Student-led conference MARC 2023, highlights --> Read More.

  • DARPA and SRC invest more than $250 million in 7 Joint University Microelectronics Programs (JUMP 2.0), Forbes, Jan 6, 2023. Read More

  • Prof. Tomas Palacios, Associate Director of SUPeRior Energy-efficient Materials and dEvices (SUPREME) Center. Read more in detail below.

  • Prof. Tomás Palacios assumes as the new Director of Microsystems Technology Laboratories(MTL)

  • Palacios group researchers were featured in Semiconductor Today for their research in robust mixed-signal systems operating in High Temperatures using GaN. Click here to read more, December 9th, 2022.

  • Tomás Palacios investing in the future of Microelectronics. Read the latest article on MA Microelectronics Internship Program (MMIP). To visit the MMIP website click here. September 26th, 2022

  • Tomás's take on the current status of the Semiconductor Industry. Featured in the LA Daily Journal, August 2022. Read more.

  • Palacios group researchers published their article on an Integrated biosensor platform based on graphene transistor arrays for real-time high-accuracy ion sensing in Nature Communications journal. Click here to read the full article. August 27th, 2022.

  • Finwave Semiconductor Addresses the 5G Challenge with Breakthrough 3DGaN™ FinFET Technology, according to co-founder Tomás Palacios. Click here to read more. June 14th, 2022.

  • Tomás leads 100-year-old 6-A M.Eng Program with the goal to unlock a new door to AI solutions. Click here to read more. MIT News, March 4th, 2022.

  • 6A Program Highlight: Unlocking new doors to artificial intelligence. Click here to read more. MIT News, March 4th, 2022.

  • Soft assistive robotic wearables get a boost from rapid design tool. Click here to read more. MIT News, May 3rd, 2022

  • Reasserting U.S. leadership in microelectronics, Click here to read more. MIT News, January 19th, 2022.

News Archives


The Superpowers of Extreme Materials,
Tomas Palacios | TEDxMIT | June 2022


MIT Ericsson Collaboration

MIT News | August 2021

2019 George E. Smith Award

Published in IEEE ELECTRON DEVICE LETTERS (EDL) | Award Announced July 2020
Click here to read more..

Possible Future of Transparent Graphene Electrodes
MIT News | June 2020

Getting Ready for GaN CMOS

Nadhim Chowdhury & Tomas Palacios
May 2020

Researchers Imagine Devices without Cords or Batteries
(US Army) | March 2020


"Graphene is the superpower that will change the way sensors work within electronics."

Tomás Palacios, Tedx@MIT, June 2022

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