Mechanical engineering covers a broad range of disciplines, including materials, mechanics, systems and control, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, design, and manufacturing, all of which constitute a solid foundation for bioengineering.
Research Includes: Bioimaging and bioinformatics, bioinstrumentation and design, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and biomechanics.
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
Researchers across MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering are using AI and machine learning technologies to enhance the products we use in everyday life.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.