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Instructor Information

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Harry Asada (Fall,Spring)

Ford Professor of Engineering; Director, d'Arbeloff Laboratory for Information Systems and Technology; Head, Control, Instrumentation, and Robotics

Interest Areas

  1. Augmenting human capabilities with wearable robots.
  2. Modeling and understanding cell interactions through numerical simulations.
  3. Building and controlling a harmonic actuator based on piezo-electric units.

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Kamal Youcef-Toumi (Fall,Spring)

Professor

Interest Areas

  1. Dynamic Systems and Controls
  2. Robotics and Manufacturing Automation
  3. Mechatronic Design of Precision Machines

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Hsinyung Chin (Fall,Spring)

Lecturer

Interest Areas

  1. Systems and Controls
  2. Mechatronics and Robotics
  3. Sensor Fusion, Feature Extraction and Prognostic Health Modeling

2.12: Introduction to Robotics at MIT

In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, taught by Professor Harry Asada and Professor Kamal Youcef-Toumi, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that could emulate complex human movement in a soccer-themed final competition, pu