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Mechanical Engineering

Students experience a rare balance of design, control, system integration & theoretical modeling of novel robotic systems. Engineers and physicians work side by side to create new lifesaving medical technologies. Recent Olin renovations enhanced classrooms and undergrad labs that incorporate sustainable practices.

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Robot evolution

robot evolutionSoon, robots will stick steerable needles in your brain to remove blood clots, and capsule robots will crawl up your colon to reduce the pain of colonoscopies. "Bionic" prosthetic devices will help amputees, and humanoid robots will help therapists give autistic children the skills to live productive lives. Learn more about our mechanical engineers.