Professor Martin Culpepper provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.March 22, 2020 Understanding the impact of climate change on the ocean
Throughout her undergraduate studies in Course 2-OE, senior Michelle Kornberg has used her background in mechanical and ocean engineering to track how climate change impacts underwater environments.March 19, 2020 How to get conductive gels to stick when wet
Professor Xuanhe Zhao has developed a new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces that may enable better biomedical sensors and implants.March 17, 2020 Using “organs-on-a-chip” to model complicated diseases
MIT biological engineers including Professor Linda Griffith have created a model that lets them study how different tissues contribute to inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.March 16, 2020 “Inactive” pill ingredients could raise the dose of your medication
In a new study, Assistant Professor Giovanni Traverso used a machine learning algorithm to predict the biological effects of 800 “inactive” pill ingredients and uncovered thousands of previously undocumented effects.
Dr. Heather Beem (PhD ’15) has designed a sensor that could be used by underwater robots to collect data on hydrothermal events or marine life.
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.