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.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
A new light-sensitive material developed by MIT researchers including Assistant Professor Giovanni Traverso could eliminate some of the endoscopic procedures needed to remove gastrointestinal devices.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.