Assistant Professor Sili Deng is on a quest to understand the chemistry involved in combustion and develop strategies to make it cleaner.January 21, 2020 MIT graduate students lead conference on microsystems and nanotechnology
A student committee including MechE graduate students Morteza Sarmadi and Jay Sircar organized the Microsystems Annual Research Conference in January, while balancing coursework and studying for qualifying exams.January 16, 2020 Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light
A new light-sensitive material developed by MIT researchers including Assistant Professor Giovanni Traverso could eliminate some of the endoscopic procedures needed to remove gastrointestinal devices.January 15, 2020 Stick with me
MechE alumni Jerry Wang PhD '19 and Nick Demas PhD '19 founded the “Stick with Me” project, which uses sticky notes to spread encouragement and kindness.January 9, 2020 A new way to irrigate crops year-round
Khethworks, a start-up founded by GEAR Lab alumni Katie Taylor SM ’15, Kevin Simon SM ’15 PhD ’19, and Victor Lesniewski SM ’15 is deploying solar-powered pumps to help poor farmers in India irrigate crops all year long.
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
PhD candidate Thomas Ober discusses his thesis research: the development of a basic tool set and framework for using microfluidic devices to characterize viscoelastic liquids at large deformation rates.