prosthetic finger tips made at CU

Researchers at CU Work To Bring Sense Of Touch To Prosthetic Devices

Feb. 25, 2019

Colorado will have a role in groundbreaking technology that could change prosthetic devices forever.

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Video: IRT member Orit Peleg on her research at CU Boulder

Feb. 11, 2019

Orit Peleg is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder and is part of the BioFrontiers Institute at CU Boulder. Peleg seeks to understand the behavior of disordered living systems by merging tools from physics, biology, engineering and computer science.

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Biodegradable sensors aim to make farming more efficient

Feb. 5, 2019

Over the next three years, CU Boulder researchers and their partners will develop, fabricate and test a network of 3D-printed biodegradable soil sensors aimed at allowing farmers to affordably and efficiently monitor crop conditions.

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Video: Laura Devendorf on crafting smart textiles

Feb. 5, 2019

Laura Devendorf is an assistant professor at the ATLAS Institute and part of the MFM IRT. Learn about her research and smart textiles in this video.

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Tech Tattoos Could Make Getting Inked Good For Your Health

Dec. 10, 2018

University of Colorado Boulder Chemistry Professor and ATLAS faculty member Carson Bruns has developed tattoos that have the potential to save your life, featuring “smart inks” that can appear -- or disappear -- depending on shifts in physiology.

Hasel actuators in action with a hand using a control

ME faculty part of $2M NSF grant for soft robotics work

Nov. 28, 2018

Faculty at CU Boulder are working toward widespread adoption and practical applications for the soft robotic HASEL actuators demonstrated here earlier this year, through a new $2 million award from the National Science Foundation.

A gripper created by Robotic Materials Inc., founded by the author, Nikolaus Correll, performs a manipulation task during the industrial assembly competition at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo.

Correll: Robots getting a grip on general manipulation

Nov. 21, 2018

How a new generation of grippers with improved 3D perception and tactile sensing is learning to manipulate a wide variety of objects

Robotic hand with fingertip sensors

Veterans to benefit from new fingertip sensors for prosthetic limbs

Nov. 13, 2018

Engineers at CU Boulder are working on perfecting prosthetic fingertip sensors that allow patients to actually feel tactile and sensory sensations through nerve interfaces.

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Work on fire ant colonies at CU could inspire molecular machines

Nov. 5, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder have uncovered the statistical rules that govern how gigantic colonies of fire ants form bridges, ladders and floating rafts.

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CU Boulder’s Tim White excited to shift from federal service to academia

Oct. 30, 2018

New CU Boulder Gallogly Professor Tim White loved working at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Ohio, but found himself missing the chance to guide students early in their career. So, when a position at CU Boulder opened up in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, he decided to make the switch to academia from federal service.