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Faculty and teaching staff from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering share words of encouragement and reflect back on the accomplishments of MIT MechE’s Class of 2020.
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.
As overpopulation and lack of rainfall fuel a crisis-level need in rural India for affordable drinking water, PhD candidate Natasha Wright and Assistant Professor Amos Winter work to design a low-cost desalination system, guided by insight from their extensive in-the-field research.
MIT engineers including Associate Professor Mathias Kolle and Professor Peter So have developed a simple chip powered by quantum dots that allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms.
As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, a new study from Professor Tonio Buonassisi and research scientist Ian Marius Peters shows.
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