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Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
Department Head Gang Chen responds to his ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
PhD candidate Peter Godart '15, SM '19, PhD has developed a device that uses aluminum debris to power desalination and generate electricity after natural disasters.
An autonomous robotic system invented by researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) could more rapidly locate the most valuable sampling spots in uncharted waters.
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