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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering News

  • In 2018 and 2019, eight new faculty members join the School of Engineering.

    Faculty;Women engineers;Human-technology interface;Energy, water, and environment;Intelligent systems
  • Jesse Grupper, E19, places fifth at the World University Sport Climbing Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia.

    Students;Undergraduate students
  • Interns at the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach learned about the process of engineering the fun way—building sand castles at Revere Beach, just outside of Boston.

    Students;Graduate students;Undergraduate students;Women engineers;Energy, water, and environment
  • Overhead shot of green roof spelling TUFTS

    As a Summer Scholar, rising senior Martin Majkut is studying the effects of switchable friction on a simulated soft robot with Associate Professor Robert White.

  • Mechanical engineering student Vikram Krishnamachari, E19, and Chloe Amouyal, A20, discovered a trove of counterculture-era posters at Tufts, now on display online and in Tisch Library.

    Campus news;Students;Undergraduate students
  • Professor William Messner spoke to Slate about the potential risks and possibilities for self-driving cars on the uniquely challenging streets of Boston.

    Faculty;Human-technology interface
  • Engineering staff members Briana Bouchard and Amy Wilson were honored for their exceptional work at the twelfth annual Tufts Distinction Awards.

    Alumni;Women engineers
  • Professor of the Practice James Intriligator and Research Assistant Professor and CEEO Director Merredith Portsmore received awards for using technology in their teaching.

    Faculty;Women engineers;Human-technology interface
  • Assistant Professor Kristen Bethke Wendell was named to the 2018 "20 Under 40 Young Pacesetters" list in Prism, the monthly magazine from ASEE. 

    Faculty;Women engineers;Human-technology interface