A smart power outlet designed by Joshua Siegel and Sanjay Sarma uses machine learning algorithms to identify plugged-in appliances and distinguish dangerous electrical spikes from benign ones.June 13, 2018 MIT engineers configure RFID tags to work as sensors
Sanjay Sarma and the MIT Auto-ID Lab have developed a new ultra-high-frequency RFID tag-sensor that could help detect chemicals and gases like carbon monoxide in its surrounding environment.June 12, 2018 Magnetic 3-D-printed structures crawl, roll, jump, and play catch
A 3-D printing technique developed by Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao could be used to remotely control biomedical devices.June 12, 2018 Teaching robots how to move objects
PhD candidate Maria Bauza is developing machine learning algorithms and software to improve how robots interact with the world.June 11, 2018 Reliable energy for all
Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems.
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.
Just returning from 15 days living undersea as part of Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 project, MechE alumna Grace Young '14 reflects on her experience.