Professor Themistoklis Sapsis uses analytical and computational methods to try to predict behavior — such as that of ocean waves or instability inside a gas turbine — amid uncertain and occasionally extreme dynamics.September 17, 2021 MIT named No. 2 university by U.S. News for 2022
U.S. News & World Report named MIT MechE the number one undergraduate mechanical engineering program for 2022.September 16, 2021 Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perception
To accelerate the progress of fully autonomous vehicles, MechE grad student Heng “Hank” Yang is developing a set of algorithms to help protect self-driving vehicles and other road users.September 15, 2021 School of Engineering Awards for 2021
Ellen Roche has been awarded the Junior Bose Award for outstanding contributions to education among the junior faculty and Warren Seering has been awarded the Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching.September 13, 2021 Engineers grow pancreatic “organoids” that mimic the real thing
Professor Linda Griffith and a team of engineers have developed a new way to grow tiny replicas of the pancreas which could help advance drugs for pancreatic cancer.
Using machine-learning and sensory hardware, Alberto Rodriguez, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and members of MIT's MCube lab, have developed a robot that is learning how to play the game Jenga®. The technology could be used in robots for manufacturing assembly lines.
Mining minerals found 15,000 feet below sea level could help secure a low-carbon future, but at what cost? Researchers including Thomas Peacock, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, are racing to understand the environmental impact of deep-sea mining.