Professor Linda Griffith was named a 2018 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Griffith co-invented a 3D printing process for the creation of complex biomaterial scaffolds.December 12, 2018 Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly
Researchers, including visiting scientist Giovanni Traverso, have designed an electronic pill that can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.December 11, 2018 Deep-learning technique reveals “invisible” objects in the dark
Professor George Barbastathis trained a computer to recognize more than 10,000 transparent glass-like etchings in the dark. This method could help illuminate features of biological tissues in low-exposure.December 11, 2018 3Q: Felice Frankel on improving the visual side of science
Felice Frankel, photographer and research scientist at MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering, has a new book that describes ways for researchers to make their images more informative and appealing.December 10, 2018 Student teams design in the face of danger
Teams of mechanical engineering seniors taking class 2.009, Product Engineering Processes, presented their prototype products at the annual 2.009 Final Presentations.
MechE researchers, led by Associate Professor Evelyn Wang, have developed a solar thermophotovoltaic device that experimentally demonstrates a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency.
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.