Read about the lives and careers of just a few MechE alums
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology[ SB '01, PhD '06 ]
Stepping on stage with Beyoncé[ SB '07 ]
Retired Navy Rear Admiral[ OCE ’85, SM ’85 ]
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MIT engineers led by Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao have designed a double-sided tape that can seal tissues in just five seconds. The tape could eventually replace surgical sutures, which don’t work well in all tissues and can cause complications in some patients.
In MIT D-Lab class 2.729, Design for Scale, MIT students work with clients in the developing world to manufacture products in a more cost-efficient and effective way – from ambulances in Tanzania to an irrigation pump in Nepal.
The magic of making is told through the personal stories of MIT students, whose passion runs deep and from an early age.
Recent alumnus James Hermus wants to help others overcome barriers to accessibility and full participation.
Stacy Godfreey-Igwe ’22 was the first student at MIT to graduate with a major in African and African diaspora studies. The major invites students to explore the riches of culture, innovation, thought leadership, and more
MechE alum Vishnu Jayaprakash SM '19, PhD '22 was named the first-place winner in the graduate category of the Collegiate Inventors Competition, for his invention AgZen-Cloak, which allows pesticide to stick to crops.
It is the ongoing and generous support of the MechE community that allows the Department to continue its cutting-edge research and attract the best and brightest students and faculty. From student fellowships, excellence funds, faculty chair endowments, and lab support, there are a multitude of ways to support the Department of Mechanical Engineering in its mission to change the world for the better.
To learn more, contact Senior Leadership Giving Officer Stacy Langa at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 845-242-6315.