• Global Engineering and Research Lab


    The Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Lab focuses on the marriage of mechanical design theory and user-centered product design to create simple, elegant technological solutions for use in highly constrained environments. Our technologies are aimed at making a positive impact on the world and elucidating novel scientific/engineering knowledge.

    GEAR Lab is directed by Prof. Amos Winter in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT.

  • News - Lemelson Award Winner


    PhD candidate Katy Olesnavage is a $15,000 Lemelson-MIT "Cure it!" Graduate Winner for her method to design a better prosthetic foot.

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  • News - Lemelson Award Winner


    PhD candidate Natasha Wright is a $15,000 Lemelson-MIT “Eat it!” Graduate Winner for a solar-powered desalination system for off-grid water production in India and Gaza, and a usage sensor for household water treatment devices.

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