Aeronautics and Astronautics
Students develop entrepreneurial mindsets and cultural competency in a startup boot camp.
Researchers create a trajectory-planning system that enables drones working together in the same airspace to always choose a safe path forward.
The Institute also ranks second in five subject areas.
Work of the Future Initiative co-directors Julie Shah and Ben Armstrong describe their vision of “positive-sum automation.”
Robotic parts could be assembled into nimble spider bots for exploring lava tubes or heavy-duty elephant bots for transporting solar panels.
By keeping data fresh, the system could help robots inspect buildings or search disaster zones.
Head of MIT AeroAstro will assume the presidency in 2024 as the organization’s first Black president.
Since 1968, the MIT-WHOI Joint Program has provided research and educational opportunities for PhD students seeking to explore the marine world.
Seven researchers, along with 14 additional MIT alumni, are honored for significant contributions to engineering research, practice, and education.
With 75 years of aviation industry-focused research and education under its belt, the lab continues to develop propulsion systems for next-generation aircraft.