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Pedro Reis' work focuses on the mechanics of large deformations of thin structures, towards devising novel functionalities over a wide range of length scales, from the very small to the very large.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research, uncovering the unique behavior of fluid flow at the molecular level.
MIT professors take on problem formulation in thermal science: It can be taught, and their new book describes how.
Students recognized for inventive solutions to challenges in health care, transportation, food and agriculture, and consumer devices.
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