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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering News

  • Alumnus Andrew Murray and his company Rezzi have developed SmartCan, a self-driving trash can that takes itself out to the curb on garbage day.

    Research news;Alumni;Graduate students
  • Jean Phoung Pham, a master’s student in innovation management and human factors engineering, was awarded for her achievements in entrepreneurship.

    Human-technology interface;Students;Graduate students;Women engineers
  • Talia Toland, junior in mechanical engineering, takes the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Single-handed Championship.

    Students;Undergraduate students;Women engineers
  • Senior Taissa Gladkova is in the lab this summer researching the burst probabilities of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

    Faculty;Students;Undergraduate students;Women engineers
  • Assistant Professor Deborah Sunter spoke to NPR about the lack of rooftop installations in hispanic- and black-majority communities.

    Energy, water, and environment;Faculty;Women engineers
  • Mike Zimmerman, Professor of the Practice and CEO of Ionic Materials, collaborates with A123 Systems LLC to develop innovative approach to an all solid-state battery (ASSB) that will accelerate the commercialization of the technology.

    Faculty
  • Sabih Khan, E88 and A88, will be in charge of Apple's global supply chain as well as the supplier responsibility programs that protect and educate workers at production facilities.

    Alumni
  • Nine engineering students received Summer Scholars funding to work on independent undergraduate research projects at Tufts.

    Faculty;Students;Undergraduate students;Women engineers;Human health and bioengineering;Energy, water, and environment;Research news
  • A research team including Assistant Professor Jeffrey Guasto published a paper in Nature Communications demonstrating the individuality of bacteria cells navigating a maze.

    Faculty;Research news

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