The CIR area is based on strong core disciplinary competencies in dynamic systems and control, supplemented by knowledge of a diverse array of topics, including mechanical design, manufacturing, electronics, materials, and biology.
Research Includes: Novel actuator and sensor technology, biorobotics and bioinstrumentation, control of complex systems, precision instrumentation, autonomous robotic vehicle, and optics.
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the number one mechanical engineering department in the world by QS World University Rankings.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.