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As overpopulation and lack of rainfall fuel a crisis-level need in rural India for affordable drinking water, PhD candidate Natasha Wright and Assistant Professor Amos Winter work to design a low-cost desalination system, guided by insight from their extensive in-the-field research.
A “failed experiment” became a life-saving discovery by MIT Professor Ioannis V. Yannas and his colleague Dr. John Burke when their search for a better way to treat severe burn victims led to the discovery of organ regeneration.
2.009: Product Engineering Processes is a rigorous capstone class for undergraduates, bringing together everything students have learned along the way to develop a market-ready product.
A machine-learning model developed by Associate Professor Themistoklis Sapsis provides risk assessment for complex nonlinear systems, including boats and offshore platforms.
In just 25 minutes, a novel sensor designed by MIT researchers, including MechE student Dan Wu, can detect a biomarker for sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually.
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