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.
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.
Since the 1970s, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering course 2.007 has introduced undergraduate students to hands-on designing and building.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.