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In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
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.
2.009: Product Engineering Processes is a rigorous capstone class for undergraduates, bringing together everything students have learned along the way to develop a market-ready product.
Alum Dennis Orgill SM ’80, PhD ’83 applies the mechanical engineering principles he learned at MIT to the operating room.
A new model developed by graduate student Alice Nasto and Professor Anette “Peko” Hosoi predicts how hairs on a bat’s tongue draw up nectar.
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