MechE's Alexis D'Alessandro,left, and Hope Chen accept 2019 Fulbright Fellowships in Brazil and Taiwan.May 14, 2019 New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency
A new surface treatment promoting drop formation and developed by the Varanasi Research Group could improve refrigeration efficiency.May 9, 2019 Robots shoot for the moon in MIT’s annual 2.007 competition
Robotic sweepers, flappers, and telescoping arms face off at MechE’s annual 2.007 competition.May 7, 2019 Professor Emeritus David Gordon Wilson, expert in human-powered transport and gas turbines, dies at 91
David Gordon Wilson, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, passed away on May 2 at the age of 91. Wilson served on MIT’s faculty since 1966 and remained an active member of the mechanical...May 2, 2019 School of Engineering first quarter 2019 awards
A recap of School of Engineering faculty awards from the first quarter of 2019.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
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.