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.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
MechE alumnus Morris Chang ’52, SM ’53, founder and former longtime head of TSMC, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, spoke at MIT about the semiconductor industry.
A team from MIT D-Lab, including contributions from Prof. Dan Frey, and Kenyan community partner Solar Freeze celebrate the completion of the first solar-powered iteration of the forced-air evaporative cooling chamber.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.