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MIT MechE Graduate Student Folkers Rojas explains his PhD Thesis research: "Mitigating the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure".

 
 
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Excitons observed in action for the first time
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Center for Ocean Engineering: Anchors Aweigh
Originally established in 1893 as the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NA&ME), and rechristened the Department of Ocean Engineering in 1970, the program officially merged with Mechanical Engineering on January 1, 2005.
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George Barbastathis
Singapore Research Professor of Optics and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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The Mechanics: Modeling, Experimentation, and Computation (MMEC) area seeks to enable rational engineering innovation through research and education. Research - We advance and enrich the spectrum of scientific tools and physical models for predicting and understanding thermo-mechanical phenomena.