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Pedro Reis' work focuses on the mechanics of large deformations of thin structures, towards devising novel functionalities over a wide range of length scales, from the very small to the very large.
Professor Rohit Karnik addresses real-world challenges with his micro- and nano-fluidics research, uncovering the unique behavior of fluid flow at the molecular level.
Professor Gareth McKinley, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms along one of the driest regions on earth.
Olympic medalist and MechE senior Jordan Malone uses his engineering skills to enhance the sport of speedskating.
The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team unveils Flux, an asymmetrical solar car that will race in the American Solar Challenge in July 2018.
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