Using a design inspired by the paper-folding art kirigami, Professor Xuanhe Zhao designed an adhesive bandage that can stick to difficult places such as moving knees and elbows.March 25, 2018 Introducing the Innovation Mentors
Through the pilot program Innovation Mentors, Senior Alli Davanzo helps fellow student innovators, entrepreneurs, and makers find the resources they need at MIT.March 25, 2018 Cheetah III robot preps for a role as a first responder
Professor Sangbae Kim is now developing a third generation of his robotic cheetah that's commercially viable and can operate in emergency response environments.March 24, 2018 A new way to find better battery materials
Professor Yang Shao-Horn has developed a new approach to analyzing and designing ion conductors that could help uncover better materials for next-generation lithium batteries.March 21, 2018 A low-tech solution for high-impact health care
An interdisciplinary team of five MIT students, including MechE sophomore Claire Traweek, developed a solution to improve medical care for refugees as part of the Vatican’s first-ever hackathon.
PhD candidate Thomas Ober discusses his thesis research: the development of a basic tool set and framework for using microfluidic devices to characterize viscoelastic liquids at large deformation rates.
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.