Amos Winter

Amos Winter ( is the Ratan N. Tata Career Development Associate Professor of mechanical engineering at MIT and director of the Global Engineering and Research Laboratory. His research focuses on machine and product design for developing and emerging markets. He earned his B.S. degree from Tufts University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from MIT, all in mechanical engineering, in 2003, 2005, and 2011, respectively.

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IEEE PULSE, Feature September/October 2017
Digital Magnifying Glasses for Low-Vision Learners
A student squinting to see the board or holding a textbook inches from his or her nose often provides the first indication of a visual impairment. For most, the cause is a refractive error, readily correctible with eyeglasses. However, for an... Read more