In the Go Forth and Measure Project during course 2.671, Measurement & Instrumentation, students are given the freedom to conduct a research study from start to finish on a topic they're passionate about.September 6, 2017 J-WAFS awards commercialization grants to develop technologies for water and food solutions
MechE faculty members Sanjay Sarma, Kripa Varanasi, John Lienhard, and Rohit Karnik have all received J-WAFS Solutions grants to develop technologies that address food and water challenges.September 5, 2017 Evelyn Wang joins leadership team in MechE
Evelyn Wang, the Gail E. Kendall Professor and director of MIT’s Device Research Laboratory, has been named associate department head for operations in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.August 31, 2017 Glassy carbon, now with less heat
Alum Itai Stein SM '13 PhD '16 and a group of researchers at MIT have found that carbon nanotubes lower the transformation temperature of glassy carbon - which could be used in manufacturing.August 23, 2017 Measuring Students' Passion
How does cargo weight affect fuel economy in cars? What are the differences between bench pressing dumbbells and bench pressing barbells? How does temperature alter the mechanical properties of...
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.
PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.