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PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.
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.
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.
Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao is making comfortable and effective medical devices, sensors, and equipment by developing materials that can better interact with the human body.
On May 10, mechanical engineering students taking class 2.007, Design and Manufacturing I, battled for points in Willy Wonka-themed final robot competition.
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