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Welcome Satvik Sabarad and Ben Thomson to the group!

Welcome Josue Rodriguez, Fatima Abbasi, and Isa Lie to the group!

Welcome Dr. Rachel Mok and Charlotte Folinus to the group!

Welcome Juanita Benjamin, Emily Li, and Gillian Roeder to the group!

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu for their ASEE21 paper winning a second, larger award: Best Paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference — Professional Interest Council II! PIC II is composed of ten divisions in ASEE.

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu on being awarded the best paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference — Manufacturing Division. The paper is called Scaling Hands-On Learning Principles in Manufacturing through Augmented Reality Disassembly and Inspection of a Consumer Product.

Welcome Gregory Osborne to the group!

Congratulations to Emily Welsh for receiving an Infinite Mile Award Team Award for supporting the MechE department in remote education kit logistics.

Congratulations to Sandra Li, Gabrielle Enns, Tema Nwana, Nisal Ovitigala for earning their BS degrees!

Welcome Shelly Ben-David, Rafael Fernandes, Nathaniel Lee to the group!

Congratulations to Nisal Ovitigala for finishing his BS thesis, Multimodal Learning Methods for the Fundamentals of Atomic Force Microscopy.

Dr. John Liu, Prof. Rohit Karnik, and other colleagues have been awarded an MITx Explorations Grant: Development of the CrowdLearn Tool v3.

Dr. John Liu, Prof. Pierre Lermusiaux, and Dr. Rachel Mok have been awarded an MITx Modules Grant: 2.005.1x Thermal-Fluids.

Megan Ngo, Tema Nwana, Emma Higgason, and Gabrielle Enns presented their research at the PTC Digital Transformation in Education Summit.

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu and Emily Welsh for both receiving MechE COVID-19 Hero Awards. They have been recognized for their respective departmental service in remote qualifying exams and remote education kit logistics.

Welcome Emma Higgason to the group!

Welcome Gabrielle Enns to the group!

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu for receiving a 2020 MIT IS&T Infinite Mile Excellence Award. He has been recognized for departmental service in supporting the MechE department’s 2020 transition to the Canvas platform.

Welcome Sandra Li, Nisal Ovitigala, Megan Ngo, and Justin Li to the group!

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu for receiving a MechE Covid19 Hero Award. He has been recognized for departmental service in supporting the department’s 2020 transition to remote teaching.

Congratulations to Sandra Li, Gabrielle Enns, Tema Nwana, Nisal Ovitigala for earning their BS degrees!

Dr. John Liu and Prof. Gareth McKinley have been awarded an MITx MITx Modules Grant: 2.25x Advanced Fluid Mechanics.

Dr. John Liu and Prof. Nick Fang have been awarded an Alumni Class Funds grant: Learning Nanotechnology through Multi-modal Experiences.

Dr. John Liu and Dr. Svetlana Boriskina have been awarded have been awarded an MITx Modules Grant: Fiber and Textile Engineering.

Times Higher Education covered Dr. John Liu and three other university leaders on driving teaching innovation in universities.

Welcome Satvik Sabarad and Ben Thomson to the group!

Welcome Josue Rodriguez, Fatima Abbasi, and Isa Lie to the group!

Our course, Advanced Fluid Mechanics 1 (2.25.1x), is one of the 100 most popular university courses launched in 2021! The ranking list sources from the 2600 online courses released on four different platforms (Coursera, edX, FutureLearn, and Swayam).

LEAP Group's work in developing augmented reality to address STEM skills has recently been featured in four places! Open Learning's Medium blog and News, MITili's blog, and MIT Mechanical Engineering News.

Welcome Dr. Rachel Mok and Charlotte Folinus to the group!

Welcome Juanita Benjamin, Emily Li, and Gillian Roeder to the group!

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu for their ASEE21 paper winning a second, larger award: Best Paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference -- Professional Interest Council II! PIC II is composed of ten divisions in ASEE.

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu on being awarded the best paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference -- Manufacturing Division. The paper is called Scaling Hands-On Learning Principles in Manufacturing through Augmented Reality Disassembly and Inspection of a Consumer Product.