Graduate student Vazrik Chiloyan finds release in practicing and teaching the art of karate.August 7, 2017 Infinite Cooling wins Cleantech University Prize competition
Startup from Associate Professor Kripa Varanasi and graduate students Maher Damak and Karim Khalil wins the Cleantech University Prize for developing a technology that reduces water consumption at power plants.August 3, 2017 Hybrid drones carry heavier payloads for greater distances
A start-up founded by MechE alumnus Long Phan SM ’99, PhD ’12 has commercialized hybrid gas-to-electric drones which offer more range, payload size, and power over battery-powered drones.August 2, 2017 Fast, noninvasive technique for probing cells may reveal disease
New technique developed by Assistant Professor Ming Guo for determining the mechanical properties of cells may help doctors diagnose and track the progression of certain diseases like cancer and asthma.August 1, 2017 Anette “Peko” Hosoi named associate dean of engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Department Head Anette “Peko” Hosoi has been named Associate Dean of MIT’s School of Engineering.
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.
MechE researchers, led by Associate Professor Evelyn Wang, have developed a solar thermophotovoltaic device that experimentally demonstrates a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency.