Professor Themistoklis Sapsis uses analytical and computational methods to try to predict behavior — such as that of ocean waves or instability inside a gas turbine — amid uncertain and occasionally extreme dynamics.September 17, 2021 MIT named No. 2 university by U.S. News for 2022
U.S. News & World Report named MIT MechE the number one undergraduate mechanical engineering program for 2022.September 16, 2021 Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perception
To accelerate the progress of fully autonomous vehicles, MechE grad student Heng “Hank” Yang is developing a set of algorithms to help protect self-driving vehicles and other road users.September 15, 2021 School of Engineering Awards for 2021
Ellen Roche has been awarded the Junior Bose Award for outstanding contributions to education among the junior faculty and Warren Seering has been awarded the Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching.September 13, 2021 Engineers grow pancreatic “organoids” that mimic the real thing
Professor Linda Griffith and a team of engineers have developed a new way to grow tiny replicas of the pancreas which could help advance drugs for pancreatic cancer.
Recent MIT graduate Erin Looney, who received her PhD in mechanical engineering, reflects on the surprising benefits of defending her doctoral thesis virtually.
Millions of people die each year as a result of soot or smoke inhalation from these wood-burning cookstoves. A team of students from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and MIT D-Lab are helping a start-up in Uganda manufacture charcoal briquettes that produce a cleaner burn, minimizing these health risks.