Mechanical engineering covers a broad range of disciplines, including materials, mechanics, systems and control, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, design, and manufacturing, all of which constitute a solid foundation for bioengineering.
Research Includes: Bioimaging and bioinformatics, bioinstrumentation and design, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and biomechanics.
Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research, uncovering the unique behavior of fluid flow at the molecular level.
Researchers across MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering are racing to develop energy conversion and storage technologies from renewable sources such as wind, wave, solar, and thermal.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.