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Professor Sangbae Kim Receives NSF CAREER Award
We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Sangbae Kim was recently bestowed with a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to pursue ...
A robot dives into search for Malaysian Airlines flight
The AUV built by MIT spinout Bluefin Robotics will begin imaging the ocean floor in search of clues. ...
Excitons observed in action for the first time
Technique developed at MIT reveals the motion of energy-carrying quasiparticles in solid material. ...
Lemelson-MIT announces National Collegiate Student Prize Competition winners
$50,000 awarded to undergraduate and graduate student inventors ...
Professor John Leonard Elected to IEEE Fellowship
We are pleased to announce that Associate Head of Research and Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering John J. Leonard, whose research focuses on addressing ...
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Amy Smith: Service Engineering
Amy B. Smith is an inventor who creates useful technologies for others. Yet before she could do that, she had to invent something else: a way to channel her skills into a path that was meaningful to her.
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John Heywood
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Control, Instrumentation, & Robotics
The Control, Instrumentation, and Robotics (CIR) area seeks to promote research and education into identifying fundamental principles and methodologies that enable systems to exhibit intelligent, goal-oriented behavior, and developing innovative instruments to monitor, manipulate, and control systems.