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2017 Van Vlack Lecture featuring Cal University Professor Ramamoorthy Ramesh

In the 2017 Van Vlack Lecture, Ramamoorthy Ramesh will use Energy as a “Clear and Present” example of where we, as scientists, engineers, young and not-so-young, need to rise up and meet the challenges that we are faced with.| Short Read
The Van Vlack Lecture Series was established in honor of L. H. Van Vlack, to provide a distinguished lecture series from the outstanding leaders in the field of Materials Science and 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