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Bionic Leg

A photograph of a bionic leg being tested in lab.

Dawn Jordan Musil tests an open-source robotic leg designed by Elliott Rouse, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and his research group in the G. G. Brown Building on May 28, 2019. The project is provides a robust and relatively inexpensive system that can be easily manufactured, assembled, and controlled by other researchers, aiming to expand the research field and its knowledge base. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering, Communications & Marketing