Mechanical engineering

Professor Xuanhe Zhao granted tenure

[fusion_text]Xuanhe Zhao, Associate Professor of CEE and MechE, was recently granted tenure. Zhao’s research involves solid mechanics, soft materials and bioinspired design. He is one of 12 newly tenured professors in the School of Engineering. More […]

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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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Water Summit tackles the future of water utilities

[fusion_text]The MIT Water Summit brought together students, academics and entrepreneurs to take an interdisciplinary approach to the water utility in the United States and also around the world. CEE alumnus Stephen Estes-Smargiassi ‘79 served as a […]

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Graduate student Steven Palkovic profiled on MIT News

[fusion_text]PhD student Steven Palkovic was profiled on MIT News for his research of cement paste. Palkovic works with Professor Oral Buyukozturk to develop a computational framework to study how changes in structure or properties at multiple length […]

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