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Making medical magic

If you’re ever in need of a replacement valve in your heart, Ellen Roche has got you covered. Roche is an Associate Professor at MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science and the Department of Mechanical Engineering; she’s devoted to teaching the next generation of medical engineers and inventors. She’s…

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School of Engineering Awards for 2021 include those with ties to IMES

Awardees include IMES faculty members and an HST student The MIT School of Engineering recently honored outstanding faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students with its 2021 awards. The Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, given to a faculty member whose contributions have been characterized by dedication, care, and creativity, was presented to…

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HST MEMP PhD graduate Avilash Cramer will focus on making technology accessible to all

Cramer, focused on the inequities in healthcare and other technologies, has worked on everything from portable radiography tools to seismology research. The past school year, with its primarily online learning format and pandemic-fueled lack of in-person experiences, has been a challenge for students everywhere, including those graduating from the Harvard-MIT…

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