Professor Lallit Anand, Professor Yang Shao-Horn, and Professor Stephen Graves have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2018, one of the highest professional honors for an engineer.February 3, 2018 Just what the doctor ordered
Students taking class 2.75, Medical Device Design, work with clinicians from Boston-area hospitals to design cheaper, safer, and more efficient medical devices.February 1, 2018 Understanding and treating disease
MechE researchers across a diverse range of specialties are developing new and innovative ways to deepen our understanding of disease and unlock new therapies to treat it.January 29, 2018 Microfluidics from LEGO bricks
Associate Professor A. John Hart and his team mill small channels into LEGOs and position the outlet of each “fluidic brick” to line up precisely with the inlet of another LEGO brick.January 29, 2018 News & Awards: Winter 2018
Highlights from the latest news and research from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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.
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.