In the Design research area, everything from a steam turbine to a gaming console is conceived, designed, fabricated, assembled, and delivered by an engineer who understands design, manufacturing, sustainability, and the supply chain.
Research Includes: Precision and machine design, product design and development, environment and sustainability, information and sensing, manufacturing process, and systems.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
MIT engineers led by Professor Xuanhe Zhao designed an adhesive patch that sticks to skin and can provide continuous ultrasound imaging of internal organs for 48 hours.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.