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Mitigating the Impact of a Blowout Preventer Failure
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.
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.
Harvesting Fresh Water from Fog
Professor Gareth McKinley, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms along one of the driest regions on earth.
J-WAFS awards commercialization grants to develop technologies for water and food solutions
MechE faculty members Sanjay Sarma, Kripa Varanasi, John Lienhard, and Rohit Karnik have all received J-WAFS Solutions grants to develop technologies that address food and water challenges.
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.
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