Analysis conducted by Professor John Lienhard points the way to energy-efficient systems that take a location-specific approach to cooling and dehumidifying places where people live and work.July 5, 2018 Kirigami-inspired technique manipulates light at the nanoscale
Professor Nicholas Fang has used the ancient art of kirigami to manipulate light at the nanoscale, potentially opening up new possibilities for the creation of new light-based communications.July 3, 2018 “Blind” Cheetah 3 robot can climb stairs littered with obstacles
The newest version of the Cheetah 3 robot, designed by Associate Professor Sangbae Kim and the Biomimetic Robotics Lab, can now leap, gallop, and climb without relying on cameras or any external environmental sensors.July 3, 2018 Study finds potential in brackish groundwater desalination
Research from Professor John Lienhard suggests that desalinating brackish groundwater, which would require less energy than desalinating seawater, could provide much needed relief to water-starved areas.July 1, 2018 Alumni-founded robotic kitchen cooks up tasty meals
MechE alumni Kale Rogers ’16, Braden Knight ’16, Luke Schlueter ’16, and Michael Farid ’14, SM ’16 have co-founded Spyce, a Boston restaurant featuring the world's first robotic kitchen.
Department Head Gang Chen responds to his ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
2.009: Product Engineering Processes is a rigorous capstone class for undergraduates, bringing together everything students have learned along the way to develop a market-ready product.