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  • Mike Zimmerman displays his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery
    The Boston Globe named Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman one of its Game Changers of 2017 for his development of a lithium-ion battery that doesn't explode, and lasts longer.
  • Mechanical engineering major Annalisa DeBari competes in a hurdling race.
    Mechanical engineering major Annalisa DeBari, E18, recently won fifth place in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Div. III Indoor National Championship.
  • Dean Jianmin Qu
    Dean Jianmin Qu recently received the 2017 NDE Lifetime Achievement Award from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
  • Awards at MakeMIT
    A team of Tufts Engineering undergraduates won first place in the MakeMIT hackathon, with their battery-operated sensor system to track a cyclist's posture.
  • Team Tarsier poses with the check for their winning pitch.
    Engineering students and faculty delivered winning pitches at the 2017 $100k New Ventures Competition, hosted by Tufts Gordon Institute.
  • Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Rob Viesca

    Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Robert C. Viesca received CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

  • Four mechanical engineering majors pose with their educational water table.
    A team of mechanical engineering students designed and built an educational water table to help young children understand electrical concepts.
  • Driverless electric vehicle on a track
    Professor Bill Messner writes for The Conversation on the current state of the development of autonomous vehicles.
  • Lithium is one of the lightest and most energetic elements. It is also one of the most reactive. When exposed to water, it can burst into flame.

    Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman is developing a new generation of batteries that won't explode. Watch him talk about it on NOVA's "Search for the Super Battery."

  • Assistant Professors Ayse Asatekin and Kristen Wendell
    Assistant Professors Ayse Asatekin and Kristen Wendell are appointed to endowed professorships in recognition of their outstanding research programs and potential.

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