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The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
PhD candidate Thomas Milnes explains his thesis research: the development of novel hardware and software techniques -- such as "digital aperture" and "programmable deconvolution" -- for the field of light field imaging.
Pedro Reis' work focuses on the mechanics of large deformations of thin structures, towards devising novel functionalities over a wide range of length scales, from the very small to the very large.
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.
“We really want to make something fun and get it to people fast," says senior Gabe Alba.
It is the ongoing and generous support of the MechE community that allows the Department to continue its cutting-edge research and attract the best and brightest students and faculty. From student fellowships, excellence funds, faculty chair endowments, and lab support, there are a multitude of ways to support the Department of Mechanical Engineering in its mission to change the world for the better.
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