MechE Connects is the bi-annual newsletter for MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE). Each issue explores one theme that reflects the cutting-edge research being conducted at MechE in addition to providing an overview of the latest departmental news.
The Spring/Summer 2017 Issue of MechE Connects focuses on sports technology research. In this issue faculty members, students, and alumni discuss how they apply the knowledge they've gained in classrooms and labs to their favorite sports.
MIT Mechanical Engineering Professor Anette ‘Peko’ Hosoi finds inspiration while downhill biking at Highland Mountain Bike Park in New Hampshire.
Jim Christian SM '14, co-founder of Mountain Hub, is creating a network in which people can upload and share critical real-time information to make outdoor sports safer.
Department of Mechanical Engineering news and awards from Spring 2017
A passion for baseball and analytics has led to a career in the MLB for senior David Hesslink, the winningest pitcher in MIT history.
MechE students and faculty use engineering to enhance endurance, speed, accuracy and agility in sports.
Designer, inventor, and author of “The Bike Bible" discusses his lifelong love of the bicycle.