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In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
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.
Department Head Gang Chen responds to his ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Cellphones, laptops, and other electronic devices can overheat as a result of interactions between electrons and heat-carrying particles called phonons.
MIT engineer’s research on surfaces is improving everything from power plants to ketchup bottles.
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