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.
A decision-making framework and wiki for students developed by Professor Martin Culpepper of MIT Project Manus and Tolga Durak of MIT Environment, Health and Safety enables safe making from home.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.