Faculty in MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering are developing technologies that store, capture, convert, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions using a variety of approaches.December 9, 2018 Student Profile: Julia Sokol, PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate Julia Sokol and her fellow team members at MIT’s Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Lab are working on making drip irrigation cheaper, easier to use, and more energy efficient.December 9, 2018 Alumni Profile: Nicholas Mabey SM ‘93
Nicholas Mabey SM ‘93 co-founded environmental think tank E3G, which connects government leaders, policy makers, and technological experts to solve environmental problems.December 9, 2018 Talking Shop: Professor Thomas Peacock
Professor Thomas Peacock uses his background in fluid dynamics to help researchers and policymakers understand the environmental impact of deep-seabed mining.December 9, 2018 Class Close-Up: 2.981 New England Coastal Ecology
In class 2.981, New England Coastal Ecology, students get an introduction to coastal ecosystems, the role these areas play in protecting the surrounding environment, and the effects climate change have had on them.
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.
PhD candidate Thomas Milnes explains his thesis research: the development of novel hardware and software techniques -- such as "digital aperture" and "programmable deconvolution" -- for the field of light field imaging.