A team from MIT led by Professor Martin Culpepper has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.March 28, 2020 Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants
Professor Xuanhe Zhao has 3-D-printed soft electronically active polymers into devices, developing flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain’s contours and monitor activity longer.March 25, 2020 MIT-based team works on rapid deployment of open-source, low-cost ventilator
A rapidly assembled volunteer team called MIT E-Vent is working to implement a safe, inexpensive alternative ventilator for emergency use, which could be built quickly around the world.March 25, 2020 3 Questions: The risks of using 3D printing to make personal protective equipment
Professor Martin Culpepper provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.March 22, 2020 Understanding the impact of climate change on the ocean
Throughout her undergraduate studies in Course 2-OE, senior Michelle Kornberg has used her background in mechanical and ocean engineering to track how climate change impacts underwater environments.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.