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.
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
MechE alum Folkers Rojas ’09, SM ’11, PhD ’14 reflects on how the seven UROPs he completed during his time at MIT helped shape his career.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.