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Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research.

A revolution in higher education
"Michelangelo didn’t attend a semester of lectures,” says Sanjay Sarma, “he learned in the studio with a master looking over his shoulder.” And the future ...
Motion-induced quicksand
From a mechanical perspective, granular materials are stuck between a rock and a fluid place, with behavior resembling neither a solid nor a liquid. Think ...
Wind energy reaches greater heights
Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that blow at greater heights. But it’s not easy, ...
MechE-ChemE startup named Gold Winner at 2014 MassChallenge
DropWise, a new startup created by Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE) Associate Professor Kripa Varanasi; Department of Chemical Engineering (ChemE) Professor and Associate Provost Karen ...
Searching for global water and food solutions
As world population continues to grow, so does the need for water and food. It would be easy if the fix were laying down more ...
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Ian Hunter: Innovator Actuator
Professor Ian Hunter has high standards for his students.
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Scott Manalis
Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering

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Micro & Nano Engineering
The Micro and Nano Engineering area seeks to create new engineering knowledge and products on the micro and nano-scale.