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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.
MechE researchers, led by Associate Professor Evelyn Wang, have developed a solar thermophotovoltaic device that experimentally demonstrates a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency.
MIT graduate student Katy Olesnavage redesigns the Jaipur Foot to create a high-value prosthesis at a low cost for those in need in developing countries.
Associate Professor Ken Kamrin’s model of granular material flow could impact how we interact with sand, soil, pills, industrial materials, and more.
Professor Douglas Hart has received 2018 Campus Sustainability Incubator Fund grant to support a two-semester class to prototype carbon-neutral cooling systems.
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