Spring Term has brought with it an exciting honor from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for two MechE faculty members. Assistant Professors Alexie Kolpak and Amos Winter have both been awarded...April 18, 2017 MechE students win 2017 Lemelson-MIT Student Prizes honoring promising collegiate inventors around the country.
Students recognized for inventive solutions to challenges in health care, transportation, food and agriculture, and consumer devices.April 18, 2017 Amos Winter wins the Harold E. Edgerton Award
Global leader in mechanical engineering named the recipient of MIT’s esteemed junior faculty award.March 29, 2017 With Coffee Cookie, MechE duo takes product from idea to launch
“We really want to make something fun and get it to people fast," says senior Gabe Alba.March 21, 2017 A measurable improvement in STEM access for the blind
Graduate students have developed a device that provides better access to STEM materials for the blind and low-vision community.
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.
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.