The micro/nano area enables airbag sensors, disposable medical sensors, rapid DNA analysis, stronger and lighter materials for transportation, and energy-efficient conversion devices, to name a few.
Research Includes: Micro/nano-enabled energy and power technology, nanobiotechnology, nano/micro design and manufacturing, micro/nanoscale mechanics and materials, micro/nanophotonics, micro/nanoscale transport
MechE researchers, led by Associate Professor Evelyn Wang, have developed a solar thermophotovoltaic device that experimentally demonstrates a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency.
QS World University Rankings has ranked MIT number one in the Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering subject area for 2022.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.