The cliche "like oil and water" is being challenged by a new condensation-based method of mixing the two. Developed by Associate Professor Kripa Varanasi, the process could be used in pharma, cosmetics, and food.November 7, 2017 No more blackouts?
To help the 1.3 billion people living without regular access to power, Associate Professor Konstantin Turitsyn developed a framework that guarantees stability in microgrids supplying power in developing countries.November 6, 2017 Professor Harry Asada Awarded a $2 Million Grant to Develop Robotic Educational Tool, “Teach-Bot”
In early October, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker awarded Professor Harry Asada a $2 million grant to develop "Teach-Bot" - an interactive robot that educates and trains manufacturing workers on robotics.October 31, 2017 Connecting through conversation
Senior Joshua Charles Woodard dreams of a “willingness to connect the dots,” for people to acknowledge commonalities between different cultures despite nationalistic identities in an increasingly globalized world.October 26, 2017 Lallit Anand Awarded 2018 William Prager Medal
Last week, the Society of Engineering Science (SES) announced that Lallit Anand, Warren and Towneley Rohsenow Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will receive the 2018 William Prager Medal. One of...
In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
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.