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Manufacturing & Transportation

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Are you interested in the way people and things move throughout the world? Are you a creative engineer with an eye for efficiency or design? Maybe you’re a little bit of both! Whether you want to build and program autonomous vehicles, sustainably fabricate the batteries for electronics, or manage the supply chains that make it all possible, there are opportunities for you in the field of manufacturing and transportation. This field is all about movement and change. Put your innovative perspective and unique skills to work testing and sampling construction materials as transportation engineer, searching for ways to sustainably improve production rates as a manufacturing engineer, envisioning new traffic patterns as an engineering consultant, or disrupting the industry with an unprecedented new idea. Visit Handshake to see all the jobs available in this exciting field.

From triathlons to aerospace, Caitlin Braun MBA ’21, SM ’21 pursues passions for leadership and manufacturing

By Kara Baskin | Leaders for Global Operations

The LGO alumna is working toward transforming American manufacturing and elevating her company’s people and processes. Caitlin Braun MBA ’21, SM ’21 covers ground as an Ironman triathlete — and scales new heights at …

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MIT, US Space Force to explore opportunities for research and workforce development

Sara Cody | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Publication Date: September 23, 2021

Advancing human understanding and exploration in space is a long-standing pursuit of researchers and students at MIT. For the U.S. military, space technologies and discovery have wide-ranging implications …

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Lessons From the Aerospace Life: Networking is Important, Too

By Jordan Cox | Air & Space Magazine

The job: Lara works in the Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) structures department at the company’s St. Louis facility, where he investigates materials and composites for building lighter and stronger aircraft. Lara has …

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Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perception

By Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office

PhD student Heng Yang is developing algorithms to help driverless vehicles quickly and accurately assess their surroundings.

Aviation became a reality in the early 20th century, but it took 20 years before the proper …

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Melding Traditional Manufacturing Techniques with Technological Advances

Aug 16, 2021 | Stephanie M. McPherson SM ’11 | Slice of MIT

Madeline Salazar ’13 is helping aerospace and defense company Northrop Grumman transform its approach to manufacturing—an effort that, along with her work at other companies, recently earned her a …

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