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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering News

  • Professor William Messner spoke to the Boston Herald about the way forward for autonomous cars.

    Faculty;Human-technology interface;Intelligent systems
  • A new six-week summer program at Tufts offers additional preparation for international students entering engineering graduate programs.

    Campus news;Graduate students
  • For the second year in a row, Annalisa DeBari, E18, won fifth place in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship.

    Students;Athletics;Undergraduate students;Women engineers
  • In CHARGED: Electric Vehicles Magazine, Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman talks about his work on solid state batteries and polymer science.

    Faculty;Human-technology interface;Energy, water, and environment
  • Five engineering students are members of the men's Track & Field team that won the New England Division III Indoor Title. 

    Students;Undergraduate students
  • Funded by the National Science Foundation's Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program, the CEEO has launched ConnecTions in the Making: Elementary Students, Teachers, and STEM Professionals Integrating Science and Engineering to Design Community Solutions, led by Kristen Wendell of Tufts and Tej Dalvi of UMass Boston.

    Faculty;Women engineers;Learning science;Human-technology interface
  • In a new paper, Assistant Professor Iryna Zenyuk and a group of researchers studied the degradation of lithium ion phosphate batteries using X-ray computed tomography.

    Faculty;Women engineers;Energy, water, and environment
  • Professor of the Practice Michael Zimmerman's innovative solid polymer material for batteries was recently featured in the Boston Globe.

    Faculty;Human-technology interface
  • A group of Tufts researchers studied the Novel Engineering program as an effective method for teaching engineering education in K-12 settings. 

    Faculty;Women engineers;Learning science;Human-technology interface;Research news