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About

The MechE Alliance taps into the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering’s diverse and distinguished community to foster meaningful relationships between students, alumni, and industry partners. We connect members of the MechE community through a variety of programs and on-campus events.

Events

Upcoming Events

  • MechE Alumni Conversation: Javier Vila
    Mr. Vila is a MechE alum who brings interesting perspectives on his work in product supply management and his transition to working in the financial side of businesses. In addition, he lives and works in Puerto Rico and is interested in sharing his knowledge about the opportunities and networks in the Commonwealth.
    When: Monday, August 26, 2019, 5:00-6:00pm
    Where: 1-236
  • Industry Immersion Projects - Information Session (1 of 2)
    All MIT MechE graduate students are invited to attend this information session about summer 2020 industry based projects offered by the MechE Alliance Industry Immersion Projects program. Light refreshments will be served.
    When: Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:00-5:00pm
    Where:3-370
  • Industry Immersion Projects - Information Session (2 of 2)
    All MIT MechE graduate students are invited to attend this information session about summer 2020 industry based projects offered by the MechE Alliance Industry Immersion Projects program. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.
    When: Friday, October 18, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm
    Where:3-370
  • 2019 Mechanical Engineering Research Exposition (MERE), Industry Guests
    Organized by the Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineering (GAME), this event gives students and postdocs an opportunity to hone their communication skills and provides the MIT community with a chance to hear about the cutting-edge mechanical engineering research being conducted on campus. For the second year the MechE Alliance is partnering with GAME by inviting industry partners to participate in MERE.
    When: Friday, October 11, 2019 Time 11am-7pm
    Where: La Sala de Puerto Rico (W20-202)
  • Mentoring Event with MIT MechE Alumni
    All MIT MechE post-docs and students (graduate and undergraduate) are invited to participate in our bi-annual mentoring event. Roughly 20 MIT MechE Alumni will visit campus to meet one-on-one with students. Student will meet with 2-4 Alumni based on availability and interest.
    When: Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm
    Where: 1-131
    Registration is required, information and link to register will be sent roughly 2 weeks prior to the event.

Past Events

  • Annual Commencement Alumni Mixer
    When: Friday, June 7, 2019, Time 5-7pm
    Where: MechE Commons
  • Mentoring Event
    When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6-8:00pm
    Where: 1-131
  • Swagelok Hands-On Tube Fitting Training
    When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 4:00-5:15pm
    Where: 3-442
  • Presentation and Q&A with Bill Aulet (The Martin Center for MIT Entrepreneurship) and SPYCE
    When: Pi Day, Thursday, March 14, 2019, 4-5:30pm
    Where: 3-442
  • Industry Immersion Project Program Info Session 2
    When: Friday February 15, 2019
    12:00 - 1:00pm
    Where: Room 3-133
  • Industry Immersion Project Program Info Session 1
    When: Thursday February 7, 2019
    4:00 - 5:00pm
    Where: Room 1-131
  • 2.009 Alumni Mixer
    When: Monday December 10, 2018
    Where: Hart Nautical Gallery
  • Speed Mentoring Event
    When: Thursday December 6, 2018
    Where: Hart Nautical Gallery
  • Breakfast and Facility Tour at Greentown Labs
    When: Saturday November 3, 2018
    Where: Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA
  • Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition (MERE) 2018
    Industry Booths
    When: Friday September 28, 2018
    Where: Walker Memorial

Programs

Industry Immersion Projects

The Industry Immersion Projects (I2P) Program is a flagship MechE Alliance program that provides current MIT MechE graduate students with a unique opportunity to participate in a short-to-medium term industry project. The I2P Program sustains connections between educators in academia and practitioners in industry while giving students invaluable experiencing tackling a project in industry.

Contact Information

Have a question about joining the MechE Alliance? Contact a member of our team:

Students Contact

Theresa Werth Program Manager theresaw@mit.edu

Alumni Contact

Jean Sack Alumni Representative jsack@alum.mit.edu

Industry Partners Contact

Brian Anthony Program Faculty Director banthony@mit.edu

Industry Partners

We’d like to thank 3M, Amazon Robotics, and Systems Technology Inc. for partnering with us for the first ever MechE Alliance Industry Immersion Projects this Summer 2019.