The MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering researches and teaches at the interfaces of ideas, where several disciplines such as physics, math, electronics, and computer science, and engineering intersect in the nimble hands of broadly trained MIT mechanical engineers.
Just returning from 15 days living undersea as part of Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 project, MechE alumna Grace Young '14 reflects on her experience.
Prof Krebs developed a machine-learning system that remotely analyzes videos of people with motor or neurological disorders, and assesses their movement. This could remotely evaluate patients with cerebral palsy.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.