Tag : MIT mechanical engineering

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Pushy robots learn the fundamentals of object manipulation

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MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds of different objects. Using the dataset —...
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Professor Emeritus Woodie Flowers, innovator in design and engineering education, dies at 75

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Woodie Flowers SM ’68, MEng ’71, PhD ’73, the Pappalardo Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, passed away on Oct. 11 at the age of 75....
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Magnetic 3-D-printed structures crawl, roll, jump, and play catch

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MIT engineers have created soft, 3-D-printed structures whose movements can be controlled with a wave of a magnet, much like marionettes without the strings. The...
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Alumni-founded robotic kitchen cooks up tasty meals

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Four hungry MIT student-athletes were on a mission to find a filling, inexpensive meal and ended up creating the first robotic kitchen. “It was a...

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