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Contact Information

Victor Prost
MIT - GEAR LAB
Room 35-329
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge MA, 02139 USA

E-mail: vprost@mit.edu
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ABOUT ME

I am a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. I received my M.Sc. and B.Sc from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris. I am working on a low cost passive prosthetic foot. I am passionate about applying my designing and building eager to make a difference in the developing world. My work blends, design, experiments and optimization.

REASEARCH INTEREST

  • Machine/Product Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Structure Mechanics
  • Optimization
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Controls

BACKGROUND

  • M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, 2015
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, 2014

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2nd Prize in de Florez Competition for Graduate Design (2016)
  • Milton Van Dyke Award - Gallery of Fluid Motion (2016)
  • Tata Center for Technology Fellowship (2016)
  • Jean Gaillard Memorial Fellowship (2015)
  • French Universtiy Boxing Champion (2014 & 2015)

STUDENT GROUPS

HOBBIES

Making things, Hydrofoil Boat Design, Travelling, Sailing, Soccer, Windsurfing, Squash