Design

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Exoskeletons compete to boost strength of rescue workers

Five college teams test robotic suits that could enhance humans’ abilities.|Medium Read
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Student team designs and builds unique new instruments

A team of undergraduates across majors, called Project Music, collaborated to design and build musical instruments. Recently, the team crafted a bass guitar made partially of LEGOS. |Short Read
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Team Dingo wins 2018 Ackles Design Prize in NA 475

Student team Dingo (Joseph Carraway, Samuel Fuchs, Caleb Irvin, Kristina Satullo, Joseph Van Houten) has been awarded the Ackles Design Prize in their NA 475 Senior Capstone Course for their design of a high-speed military insertion vessel. |Short Read
David Kelley (left), in conversation with Panos Papalambros

IDEO Founder Visits Campus

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, engaged in a public conversation with ISD Chair, Panos Papalambros. |Short Read

The ‘Power’ of a lunchbox

Vasanthakumar came back to Chennai in 2016 with a goal to reinvent traditional and widely used personal products, starting with one of the most versatile products –— the lunchbox. |Short Read
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Making Memory Smaller, Better, Faster, Stronger

Prof. Wei Lu and former student Dr. Sung Hyun Jo co-founded Crossbar, Inc. to tackle the physical limitations of conventional memory technology. |Medium Read

Inspired by art, lightweight solar cells track the sun

By borrowing from kirigami, the ancient Japanese art of paper cutting, researchers at the University have developed solar cells that can move with the sun.|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Elnaz Ansari earns Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Her research interests include analog, digital, and mixed-signal designs.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Somin Eunice Lee receives CAREER award for research in nanoscale biotechnology

Prof. Lee will develop improved methods for gene therapy by delivering corrected genes directly to the cell nucleus of damaged genes.|Short Read
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The future of multimedia experiences

Tang and Evans turned to Kickstarter to raise money for a prototype of their headphones—they were hoping for $250,000, but ended up raising $1.5 million. |Short Read

Student Spotlight: Kyusang Lee: A leader in flexible solar cell technology

Kyusang developed an innovative new fabrication technique to build lightweight, flexible devices not possible with conventional silicon.|Short Read
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Eric Michielssen receives IEEE APS Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award

This award is in recognition of being an outstanding educator, mentor and role model for the next generation of faculty members.|Short Read