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Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeronautics and Astronautics

As a kid, I was enthusiastic about aerospace but I didn’t memorize types of airplanes or the names of...

PhD candidate

Mechanical Engineering

While I was an undergrad at MIT, I chose mechanical engineering because it was the most broad field, and...

Professor (Teaching) of Computer Science

Computer Science

I’d say one of the biggest challenges in life is being able to make a decision about what’s important...

Guosong Hong

Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Is it possible to create a world where the thoughts in our minds are not locked up in our brains?

Postdoctoral Scholar

Chemical Engineering

I did my PhD in nanoengineering and was designing and building all kinds of incredibly small robots,...

Assistant Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

It’s still completely unbelievable to me that aircraft can fly at all, and I’m saying that as an...

Associate Professor


What you can’t create you don’t understand.

Shari Libicki


MS ’81, PhD ’85

Chemical Engineering

My course Environmental Regulation and Policy is all about how scientific research is incorporated into...

Alex Dunn

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

I’m the only person in my family who isn’t a professional musician.

Tess Hatch

MS ’17

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, went to the high school I attended years before me.