• Propulsion covers a variety of topics mainly from Mechanical Engineering, and Aeronautics/Astronautics including car engines, aircraft turbines and machines for applications in land, water and air travel.


  • Transportation@MIT and the MIT Transportation Club are pleased to announce the continuation of the Transportation Seminar Series.
  • Transportation@MIT is a vast undertaking that brings together multiple disciplines and schools. What better place to take on a problem so inextricably linked to data and technology? Where else to analyze the world’s urban infrastructure and how it can best facilitate the efficient and ecologically sound movement of people and goods?

  • Last week the global aviation industry called on the United Nations to establish a single, worldwide policy for reducing aviation greenhouse-gas emissions, in an attempt to avoid a costly network of regional regulations. The industry proposed two primary goals–that by 2020 it should stop increasing its greenhouse emissions, and that by 2050 it should cut its emissions by 50 percent compared to 2005 levels.
  • A team of students working under PI Nicholas Roy has taken top honors at the International Aerial Robotics Competition. Now in its 19th year, the challenges given at each competition become successively more complex. They are organized into a series of missions; this year’s competition was the fifth.