This fall, MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering will host the first-ever Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering Workshop for the brightest women graduate students, post-docs, and early-career researchers.August 8, 2018 Krithika Ramchander and Andrea Beck awarded J-WAFS fellowships for water solutions
Krithika Ramchander, a PhD candidate in Professor Rohit Karnik’s lab, has been awarded J-WAFS fellowship to develop a low-cost, point-of-use water filter for rural communities in India.August 4, 2018 Meet the women shaping science and engineering in Saudi Arabia
The Ibn Khaldun Fellowship for Saudi Arabian Women offers Saudi women with science and engineering PhDs an opportunity to conduct research at MIT and develop their professional skills over the course of one year.July 30, 2018 Inventing future fabrics
MIT students collaborated with the Fashion Institute of Technology to develop clothing concepts using the latest textile technologies such as 3D printed knitting or color changing fibers.July 26, 2018 Department of Mechanical Engineering announces new leadership team
MechE department head Evelyn Wang has announced that Pierre Lermusiaux will serve as associate department head for operations and Rohit Karnik will be the associate department head for education.
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
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.