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Professor Gareth McKinley, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms along one of the driest regions on earth.
PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.
Department Head Gang Chen responds to his ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
MechE faculty members Sanjay Sarma, Kripa Varanasi, John Lienhard, and Rohit Karnik have all received J-WAFS Solutions grants to develop technologies that address food and water challenges.
MechE alum T.K. Pillan ’90 created Veggie Grill, a completely plant-based, fast-casual eatery that is now the largest vegan and vegetarian restaurant company in the U.S.
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