At annual hack-a-thon, students design assistive technologies to improve the daily lives of people living with a disability.June 4, 2017 Giving robots a sense of touch
GelSight sensor enables a robot to judge the hardness of the surfaces and objects it touches — a crucial ability for household robots handling everyday objects.June 1, 2017 Dora Aldama: Drawn to multidimensional problems
During an internship at Boeing, graduate student Dora Aldama merges business and mechanics by working to optimize 787 Dreamliner plane assembly.May 30, 2017 Wearable system helps visually impaired users navigate
Researchers, including PhD Candidate Robert Katzschmann, have developed a wearable device that uses a 3-D camera, vibrating belt, and Braille interface to help visually impaired users navigate their environment.May 29, 2017 Internet of things: Let the avatars talk to each other
Sanjay Sarma promotes a network in which smart objects – such as Tesla cars, Nest thermostats, and Amazon Echos – connect with each other through Cloud Avatars.
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.