Nate Ball (SB ’05, SM ’07) and Bryan Schmid (SB ’03, SM ’05)
by Alissa Mallinson
MechE alumni Nate Ball (SB ’05, SM ’07) and Bryan Schmid (SB ’03, SM ’05) entered the...
Engineering Light-Activated Muscles
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
Many robotic designs take nature as their muse: sticking to walls like geckos, swimming through water like tuna, sprinting...
For years, the U.S. Navy has employed human divers, equipped with sonar cameras, to search for underwater mines attached to ship hulls. The Navy has also trained dolphins and sea lions to search for...
Tiny robots may monitor underground pipes for radioactive leaks.
A spherical robot equipped with a camera may navigate underground pipes of a nuclear reactor by propelling itself with an internal...
MechE Teams Up with Sloan to Offer New Track in Ocean Systems Management
The Ocean Engineering Systems Management track will provide future managers in the shipping industry with both business...
Domitilla Del Vecchio works on intelligent transportation systems that communicate to prevent collisions.
What areas does your research focus on?
Broadly speaking, my group works in control...