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S. Jack Hu institutes undergraduate research fund

This gift will enable one or more academically outstanding undergraduates with keen interest in research to engage in research with a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.| Short Read

S. Jack Hu (MSE ME ’86, PhD ’90) has made a gift to establish the S. Jack Hu Family and Friends Undergraduate Research Award Fund. This gift will enable one or more academically outstanding undergraduates with keen interest in research to engage in research with a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Jack is the University’s interim vice president for research, J. Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing, and a professor in the departments of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial and Operations Engineering.

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A robotic, prosthetic leg

Space motor helps make robotic prosthetic leg more comfortable and extends battery life

Getting rid of some gears enabled a free-swinging knee, regenerative braking and brought the noise level down from vacuum cleaner to fridge. | Short Read