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2017 News in Brief



Undergraduates get hands-on research experience during TREX

[fusion_text]A group of undergraduates conducted field research for two projects during this year’s Traveling Research Environmental eXperiences (TREX) in Hawaii. The students presented their research to MIT alumni and gave a final presentation to local community […]

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Professor Xuanhe Zhao creates hydrogel robots

[fusion_text]Associate Professor of CEE and Mechanical Engineering Xuanhe Zhao and Mechanical Engineering graduate student Hyunwoo Yuk have created gel-based robots that move when water is pumped in and out of them. The robots are almost invisible […]

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Professor Jesse Kroll profiled on MIT News

[fusion_text]Jesse Kroll, Associate Professor of CEE and Chemistry, was profiled on MIT News for his work on the role of organic compounds in the air. Learn about how Kroll came to MIT and how his research […]

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Freshman seminar explores artwork at MIT and beyond

Class of 1942 Professor of Architecture and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering John Ochsendorf led a new freshman seminar this fall on Art, Engineering, and Architecture. The class explored artwork around MIT and in the […]

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