Read about the lives and careers of just a few MechE alums
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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.
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.
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.
Research from Professor John Lienhard suggests that desalinating brackish groundwater, which would require less energy than desalinating seawater, could provide much needed relief to water-starved areas.
Crystal Winston, a senior studying mechanical engineering, will pursue her vision of a world where cars aren’t limited to roads as a Marshall Scholar earning her graduate degree in the UK.
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