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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering News

  • 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
  • Tufts awarded 1,521 undergraduate degrees and 2,186 graduate degrees at this year's commencement ceremony.

    Campus news;Faculty;Students;Graduate students;Undergraduate students;Women engineers;STEM diversity
  • Nine students from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts completed a mural on a wall in the first-floor corridor of Robinson Hall, home to the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Campus news;Students;Undergraduate students
  • Students have created the smallest known rendering of the Tufts seal.

    Students;Graduate students;Undergraduate students;Human-technology interface