An assignment in 2.013 inspired Ian Salmon McKay ’12, SM ’13 and Thomas Milnes PhD ’13 to develop a novel, water-powered aluminum battery for use in long-range underwater vehicles.June 11, 2017 MIT students hack assistive technology solutions for local clients
At annual hack-a-thon, students design assistive technologies to improve the daily lives of people living with a disability.June 7, 2017 QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2017-18
MIT has been ranked as the top university in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings.June 6, 2017 Hacking apparel becomes lucrative business for alumni
Ministry of Supply, a startup co-founded by MechE alum Kevin Rustagi ’11, uses the first 3-D robotic knitting machine to create personalized fashion.June 4, 2017 Giving robots a sense of touch
GelSight sensor enables a robot to judge the hardness of the surfaces and objects it touches — a crucial ability for household robots handling everyday objects.
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.