Victor Prost - PhD Student

Research Interests

Hi, I am Victor a French graduate student in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. I am working on a low cost passive prosthetic foot. I am passionate about applying my designing and building eager to make a difference in the developing world. My research interests includes machine/product design, manufacturing, structure & fluid mechanics, and control.


  • M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
  • M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, 2015
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, 2014
  • Honors and Awards

  • Runner Up Prize at the Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition (2017)
  • 2nd Prize in de Florez Competition for Graduate Design (2016)
  • Milton Van Dyke Award - Gallery of Fluid Motion (2016)
  • Tata Center for Technology Fellowship (2016)
  • Jean Gaillard Memorial Fellowship (2015)
  • Publications

    See Google Scholar Page


    Making things, Hydrofoil Boat Design, Travelling, Sailing, Soccer, Windsurfing, Squash