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Design, Manufacturing, and Product Development

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Design and Manufacturing

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.

Design And Manufacturing Lab Spotlight

Learn About the Impact of Our Design Research

Research areas in MechE are guidelines, not boundaries. Our faculty partner across disciplines to address the grand challenges of today and tomorrow, collaborating with researchers in MechE, MIT, industry, and beyond.