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2.009: An Iconic Engineering Class
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.
Programmable Aperture Light Field Cameras
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.
The Birth of a Hands-On Education
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
“Body on a chip” could improve drug evaluation
Linda Griffith and David Trumper have linked human tissue samples using microfluidic channels. This chip should allow researchers to measure the effects of drugs before testing them in humans.
Turning any room into an operating room
With a product called SurgiBox, graduate student Sally Miller hopes to make safe, clean surgery possible anywhere.
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