In the Design research area, everything from a steam turbine to a gaming console is conceived, designed, fabricated, assembled, and delivered by an engineer who understands design, manufacturing, sustainability, and the supply chain.
Research Includes: Precision and machine design, product design and development, environment and sustainability, information and sensing, manufacturing process, and systems.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
MechE students and MIT D-Lab teamed up with members from Health and Education for Nepal and Kathmandu University to conduct field research regarding firewood cooking and heating stoves in the Himalayan region.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.