The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) has developed Geckoman!, an online video game, that teaches middle-school students about nanoscience.
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February 17, 2011
February 4, 2011
Under the direction of Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti, a team of MIE capstone students, developed an "anastomotic coupler" that could quickly reconnect tiny blood vessels that currently take hours to repair during surgery.
February 2, 2011
Under the direction of Professor Mohammad Taslim, a team of MIE capstone students, designed an inexpensive 360-degree solar food dehydrator for use in preventing food spoilage in developing countries.
January 28, 2011
Under the direction of Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti and the Cambridge-based coop employer Joule Unlimited, Inc., a team of MIE capstone students, developed a bioreactor that turns sunlight and carbon dioxide into clean energy.
January 24, 2011
Professor Emeritus Alexander Gorlov has been nominated for the 2011 European Inventor Award for his invention of the helical turbine for power and propulsion systems. This is Europe's highest distinction for inventors worldwide.
January 19, 2011
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi’s article “Stability and Stabilization of Systems with Time Delay, Limitations and Opportunities” is featured on the cover of the IEEE Control Systems Magazine.
January 13, 2011
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Professor Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi & Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri are using 3D imaging models of knee joints to develop methods to treat and prevent osteoarthritis.
December 6, 2010
MIE Graduates Bruce Eidinger, Kendra Mcgrath, Joshua Rigberg, Peter Callaway, and Mark Macomber have been awarded a patent for their 2005 capstone project entitled "Hydrocephalus shunt system quick connector assembly".
October 20, 2010
Tuba Okutucu, a PhD‘05 graduate in Mechanical Engineering, won the Young Investigator Award from the Turkish Scientific Foundation for her research on MEMS Production of Microchannel Heat Sinks with Nanofluids as the Working Fluid and their Application in Microchip Cooling.
September 30, 2010
MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti has been awarded a $380K grant from the National Eye Institute for his work in engineering biomimetic corneal constructs.