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Pedro Reis

How crispy is your bonbon?

New theory, inspired by chocolate coatings, predicts thickness of thin shells Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office View the video. Since the 1600s, chocolatiers have been perfecting the art of the bonbon, passing down techniques for […]

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Big Design Mini-Conference

On Dec. 2 from 1-3 pm in 1-050, join us for the opportunity to see how the student experiences in subject 1.101 (Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering Design) translate to real world problems and solutions. […]

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Pedro Reis untangles the mechanics of knots

Professor Pedro Reis and his team analyzed the mechanical forces of simple knots to devise a theory that describes how a knot’s topology determines its mechanical forces. This theory, he says, holds potential positive impact for future surgical […]

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