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My current research is on evaluating the potential energy, carbon and cost savings associated with the successful development of flexible sheet metal forming processes. This research is in collaboration with Ford and Boeing.
I did my undergraduate and masters degrees in mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge (UK). I worked as a navel architect for one year before returning to Cambridge to complete a PhD investigating sustainability in the steel and aluminium industries.
I am a Masters student in Operations Research and I am interested in applying optimization to the recycling sector. My other passion is entrepreneurship and I have been applying data analytics to predict startups growth. Before coming to MIT, I studied Production and Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy (2013). During my undergraduate degree I joined study-aborad programs, attending industrial engineering classes at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid and Chinese marketing courses at LSE in Beijing. I am an active member of the Graduate Women and the Italian students organizations at MIT.
I am a Master of Science student in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. I am studying the environmental impact of global automobile manufacturing. Before this, I worked on mathematical and simulation models of manufacturing systems and transportation networks. I have a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune, India, and a Master of Engineering in Manufacturing from MIT.
I graduated from University of Michigan (ME) and Shanghai Jiaotong University (EE) in 2013. I am interested in energy use investigation in additive manufacturing and cryogenic machining.
Fun fact: Come and see me this summer, I shall be wearing purple long hair like the hit-girl ready to "Kick-Ass"
I'm a Masters student working on sheet metal forming environmental analysis. Previous to joining the lab, I spent 8 years in environmental compliance, including 4 years onsite at a refinery. I received my bachelors in General Engineering from the University of Illinois.
As a student in the Technology and Policy Program at MIT, I am interested in how policy impacts the effective use of advances in engineering, particularly in the areas of material selection and recycling. My research involves modeling material flows, energy use, and operational costs within a recycling facility. I received a BA in Chemistry from Dartmouth College in 2006, and studied Mechanical Engineering at Boston University from 2012-2014. In the years between academic pursuits, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, worked as a radiochemist for the FDA, and helped manage an electricity distribution startup in Tanzania. When not studying, cooking, or reading, I love being outdoors, usually on a bicycle.
My current research is on analysis of a building based on Second Law of Thermodynamics. The buildings require mostly low quality energy carriers at low temperatures and their energy demand is mainly satisfied by high quality energy sources. The model quantifies the environmental impact of a building or a city. .
This research is in collaboration with University of Florence, Technical University of Braunschweig and University “La Sapienza” of Rome.
I did my undergraduate and masters degrees in building engineering at the University of Florence (Italy).
As a Masters student in Production Engineering from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany I will do my final thesis at the MIT. During my Bachelors studies I gained experience in life cycle assessment and in the research area of electric vehicle production. Since the automotive industry applies many innovative manufacturing processes I am currently interested in modeling the energy consumption and carbon emissions of a car manufacturing factory.
I am a Master student in material science at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). While studying additive manufacturing processes I got interested in doing my master thesis in that field. Therefore I started this project in the EBM lab on additive manufacturing for a total of 6 months. I am studying selective laser sintering processes based on polymeric materials in order to get a better overview of available technologies and a better understanding of the actual needs in this fast evolving field.
The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Group in 2013, with Sahil Sahni, Professor Timothy G. Gutowski, Dr. Kotaro Kawajiri (back row, left to right) and Dr. Malima Wolf, Chris Bolin, Pamela C. Silva (front row, left to right).