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Professor Maria Yang has discovered valuable strategies and techniques for designing both consumer products and complex engineering systems, partnering with NASA, Ferrari, and IBM.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
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.
Professors Alexander Slocum and Ioannis Yannas, along with alum Ellen Arruda PhD '92, David Boger ’83, Megan Smith ’86, and Mehmet Toner SM ’85 are among the latest members of the NAE.
Tonio Buonassisi’s Photovoltaics Research Laboratory leads an effort to detect defects that reduce efficiency.
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