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In MIT D-Lab class 2.729, Design for Scale, MIT students work with clients in the developing world to manufacture products in a more cost-efficient and effective way – from ambulances in Tanzania to an irrigation pump in Nepal.
Anette ‘Peko’ Hosoi finds inspiration while downhill biking at Highland Mountain Bike Park in New Hampshire.
MechE students use their knowledge of mechanical engineering to design an improved walker for 9-year-old Lilly and gain new perspective about how assistive technologies can improve the lives of others in the process.
An autonomous robotic system invented by researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) could more rapidly locate the most valuable sampling spots in uncharted waters.
A new control system developed by alum Joao Ramos PhD '18 and Associate Professor Sangbae Kim may enable humanoid robots to do heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks.
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