Students taking class 2.75, Medical Device Design, work with clinicians from Boston-area hospitals to design cheaper, safer, and more efficient medical devices.February 1, 2018 Understanding and treating disease
MechE researchers across a diverse range of specialties are developing new and innovative ways to deepen our understanding of disease and unlock new therapies to treat it.January 29, 2018 Microfluidics from LEGO bricks
Associate Professor A. John Hart and his team mill small channels into LEGOs and position the outlet of each “fluidic brick” to line up precisely with the inlet of another LEGO brick.January 29, 2018 News & Awards: Winter 2018
Highlights from the latest news and research from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering.January 29, 2018 Talking Shop: Associate Professor Xuanhe Zhao
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.
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.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.