Using a design inspired by the paper-folding art kirigami, Professor Xuanhe Zhao designed an adhesive bandage that can stick to difficult places such as moving knees and elbows.March 25, 2018 Cheetah III robot preps for a role as a first responder
Professor Sangbae Kim is now developing a third generation of his robotic cheetah that's commercially viable and can operate in emergency response environments.March 25, 2018 Introducing the Innovation Mentors
Through the pilot program Innovation Mentors, Senior Alli Davanzo helps fellow student innovators, entrepreneurs, and makers find the resources they need at MIT.March 24, 2018 A new way to find better battery materials
Professor Yang Shao-Horn has developed a new approach to analyzing and designing ion conductors that could help uncover better materials for next-generation lithium batteries.March 21, 2018 In field tests, device harvests water from desert air
A device developed by Professor Evelyn Wang has successfully harvested water from the desert air during field tests in Arizona. The system could provide drinking water even in extremely arid locations.
PhD candidate Thomas Milnes explains his thesis research: the development of novel hardware and software techniques -- such as "digital aperture" and "programmable deconvolution" -- for the field of light field imaging.
Just returning from 15 days living undersea as part of Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 project, MechE alumna Grace Young '14 reflects on her experience.