Since 2013, the Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grant has been supporting MIT faculty with big, bold, and unconventional research visions. In the latest round of grants, four proposals from six MIT...November 27, 2016 Four MIT students named 2017 Marshall Scholars
Matthew Cavuto is one of four MIT student winners of the 2016 Marshall Scholarship competition.November 22, 2016 Nylon fibers made to flex like muscles
Ian Hunter finds a simple and inexpensive new approach to creating bending artificial muscle fibers.November 17, 2016 Batch desalination configuration bests standard reverse osmosis approach
Emily Tow, left, and David Warsinger lead team in creating new reverse osmosis designs producing more clean water with less energy.November 15, 2016 Data-driven diabetes management
Smart insulin-pen cap from MechE alum lets patients and doctors track dosage data to better manage treatment.
A “failed experiment” became a life-saving discovery by MIT Professor Ioannis V. Yannas and his colleague Dr. John Burke when their search for a better way to treat severe burn victims led to the discovery of organ regeneration.
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.