Alum Ronan McGovern brings innovative beer filtration system to market that may allow cheaper transport and improved quality.September 22, 2015 Sand, Sand Everywhere
Senior Carrington Motley, captain of MIT's men's track and field team, conducts research in Professor Ken Kamrin's lab on how tires move through sand.September 8, 2015 Untangling the Mechanics of Knots
A new model developed by Professor Pedro Reis predicts the force required to tie simple knots, may provide guidelines for a given load-bearing application.September 8, 2015 Bubble, bubble…Boiling On the Double
Professor Kripa Varanasi has discovered what causes extreme heating on a surface as water boils and how to prevent it, potentially leading to more efficient power plants.August 31, 2015 Seth Lloyd, Leading Quantum Mechanics Expert, Appointed Nam P. Suh Professor
Professor Seth Lloyd has been appointed the Nam P. Suh Professor, a new chair established through the generous gift of MechE alumnus Hock E. Tan ’75, SM ’75, in honor of Professor Emeritus Nam P. Suh.
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.
PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.