Sangeeta Bhatia’s research draws on biological and medical sciences, and engineering. Photo illustration: Len Rubenstein
Fall 2014

Sophisticated Medicine

Sangeeta Bhatia’s research defies tradition, drawing on biological and medical sciences, and multiple engineering disciplines.

Photographer Andy Ryan transcends time and space with these four images of Alice Chen, who is shown not only smiling in the foreground — but is also shown working in the background. Photo: Andy Ryan
Spring 2011

Innovative Ideas

Alice Chen wins the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for invention.

Climbing Higher

Hugh Herr, who lost both legs to frostbite, is designing artificial limbs that he predicts will be better than real ones.