A new control system, demonstrated using the robotic mini cheetah developed in Professor Sangebae Kim's lab, enables four-legged robots to jump across uneven terrain in real-time.October 20, 2021 Five with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2021
Professor Linda Griffith is among five with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2021 for contributions to medical sciences, health care, and public health.October 18, 2021 Six from MIT, including MechE's Thomas Peacock and Lydia Bourouiba, named American Physical Society Fellows for 2021
Professor Thomas Peacock and Associate Professor Lydia Bourouiba are two of six MIT professors elected 2021 APS fellows for their contributions to physics.October 7, 2021 MIT receives $15M USAID award to promote research and innovation at universities in Latin America
Professor Dan Frey to co-lead the Achieving Sustainable Partnerships in Innovation, Research, and Entrepreneurship (ASPIRE) program that is funded by the $15 million award from USAID to MIT.October 6, 2021 From triathlons to aerospace, Caitlin Braun MBA ’21, SM ’21 pursues passions for leadership and manufacturing
Caitlin Braun MBA ’21, SM ’21 applies her passion for “transforming American manufacturing” as director of strategy and process improvement at J&E Precision Tool in Southampton, Massachusetts.
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.
Millions of people die each year as a result of soot or smoke inhalation from these wood-burning cookstoves. A team of students from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and MIT D-Lab are helping a start-up in Uganda manufacture charcoal briquettes that produce a cleaner burn, minimizing these health risks.