Department of Mechanical Engineering

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE) at MIT embodies the Institute motto mens et manus ‰– "mind and hand,‰" through uncompromising analysis, hands-on discovery, and an unrelenting commitment to making the world a better place. MechE is where concepts become products, start-ups, and solutions. Our faculty conduct fundamental research and develop innovative tools to address the challenges of today and tomorrow in the areas of health, environment, energy, and security.

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The Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition is a great opportunity for MechE students to present their research to the MechE community, share ideas and...

Friday, October 08, 2021 at 9:30am to 6:00pm

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MechE Alumni Career Conversation

Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Taking on the stormy seas

Sunday, September 19, 2021

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School of Engineering Awards for 2021

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