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Instructor Information

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Alexander Slocum

Walter M. May and A. Hazel May Professor, ESG Director, MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Interest Areas

  1. Precision machine design
  2. Medical device design
  3. Machines for the energy industry

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Ellen Roche

W.M. Keck Foundation Career Development Professor; Assistant Professor

Interest Areas

  1. Medical Devices
  2. Soft Robotics
  3. Therapy Delivery

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Giovanni Traverso

Karl Van Tassel (1925) Career Development Professor

Interest Areas

  1. Ingestible and implantable robotics
  2. Drug delivery for optimal drug adherence
  3. Biomedical device development

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Nevan Hanumara

Research Scientist

Interest Areas

  1. Medical devices
  2. Human-centered design
  3. Technology translation

Engineering Medical Devices

Mechanical engineering students from MIT work with clinicians from Boston-area hospitals to design cheaper, safer, and more efficient medical devices.