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Jeehwan Kim, associate professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, is using his background in materials science to build a physical neural network and produce cheap semiconductor wafers – technologies that could help bring the artificial intelligence power of super computers to handheld devices.
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.
The magic of making is told through the personal stories of MIT students, whose passion runs deep and from an early age.
Combining interests in mechanical engineering and political science, MIT MechE senior Darya Guettler advocates for climate action and broader deployment of solar technologies.
Students in 2.008 (Design and Manufacturing II) learn about manufacturing processes for everyday products, and work in teams to design their own yo-yos.
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