A passion for baseball and analytics has led to a career in the MLB for senior David Hesslink, the winningest pitcher in MIT history.May 18, 2017 Researchers design moisture-responsive workout suit
A group of researchers, including Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao, have designed a breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat.May 11, 2017 The tenured engineers of 2017
Associate Professors Cullen Buie, John Hart, and Xuanhe Zhao from MechE have been granted tenure by MIT.May 4, 2017 Making 3-D printing as simple as printing on paper
New Valence Robotics, a start-up co-founded by MechE alumni Alfonso Perez and Chris Haid, produces the only fully automated commercial 3-D printer that's equipped with cloud-based queuing and automatic part removal.April 24, 2017 Using light to propel water
A new system could make it possible to control the way water moves over a surface, using only light. This advance could lead to field systems that would separate water from oil at drilling rigs.
Dr. Heather Beem (PhD ’15) has designed a sensor that could be used by underwater robots to collect data on hydrothermal events or marine life.
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.