Awards & Publications

Awards & Recognition

MecheEConnects webpage photo of article spotlight: The Case of the Welcome hairball.

Repsol Foundation Entrepreneurs 2014

Bloomberg Article

ASPE Student Scholarship Award:
Continuous Feed of an Occluding Medium Into a Flow Stream

UROP Mentor Article

MIT SPECTRVM: Real-World Learning

Gates Millennium Scholar


Rojas, F.E., Slocum, A.H., "A Complementary Safety Tool for Blowout Preventers" Offshore Technology Conference. 2-5 May 2016.

Rojas, F.E., Slocum, A.H., "Entangled Structures as High Cycle Compression Springs" Precision Engineering Vol 42 (October 2015) 346-351

Slocum, A.H., D.S. Codd, J. Buongiorno, C. Forsberg, T. McKrell, J.C. Nave , C.N. Papanicolas , A. Ghobeity, C.J. Noone, C. Passerini, F. Rojas, A. Mitsos, “Concentrated Solar Power on Demand”, Solar Energy 85 (2011) 1519-1529

Gulbis et al. First Results from the MIT Optical Rapid Imaging System on the IRTF: a stellar occultation by Pluto and a transit by exoplanet X0-2b. Feb 2011.


Apparatus and Method for Sand Consolidation, Julio C. Guerrero, Adam Paxson, and Folkers E. Rojas. US Patent 8,789,595 B2. Date of Patent: Jul. 29, 2014.

Method and Apparatus for Bringing Under Control an Uncontrolled Flow Through a Flow Device, Alexander H. Slocum, Folkers E. Rojas. US Patent 2013/0299195 A1. Pub. Date Nov. 14, 2013.

Long Thin Structures for Generating an Entangled Flow Restricting Structure, Folkers E. Rojas, Alexander H. Slocum. US Patent 2013/0299191 A1. Pub. Date Nov. 14, 2013.

Massaging Device, Alexander H. Slocum, Folkers E. Rojas. US Patent 2017/0273859 A1. Pub. Date Sep. 28, 2017.