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In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
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.
MIT graduate student Katy Olesnavage redesigns the Jaipur Foot to create a high-value prosthesis at a low cost for those in need in developing countries.
Professor Gang Chen has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
Richard Lyon, who was a leading expert in acoustics, vibration, and machine dynamics and served on the Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty for 32 years, passed away on January 21, 2019.
This fall, MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering will host the first-ever Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering Workshop for the brightest women graduate students, post-docs, and early-career researchers.
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