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Robotic Calisthenics

A photograph of researchers bending a robot in lab.

Among Hereid, Research Fellow; Divyansh Pal, Robotics MS Student; Dennis Da, ME PhD Student; and Mikhail Jones, Agility Robotics; unbox and test Cassie, EECS Prof. Jessy Grizzle's new robot on North Campus of the University of Michigan in ann Arbor, MI on August 22, 2017. The robot is able to walk without a gantry and has an ankle motor that its predecessor, MARLO, lacked. The ankle motor allows for the bipedal robot to adjust more accurately to the shape and form of human movement. Photo: Joseph Xu/Senior Multimedia Content Producer, University of Michigan - College of Engineering