Josh Miller

Integrated Teaching & Learning Program offers first college micro-credential

April 29, 2022

Josh Miller, a mechanical engineering student, is the first to enroll in the ITLP Arduino micro-credential - a programs that aims to serve students looking to improve their proficiency with Arduino microcontrollers.

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ME Course Column: Bio-inspired Robotics

Feb. 25, 2022

Bio-inspired robotics is the interface of biology and engineering – motivating the development of technology from artificial muscles and medical devices to gecko-inspired adhesives and robots that run, fly and swim. MCEN 4228/5228: Bio-inspired Robotics introduces engineers to this area of study.

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Science documentary series "Evolve" features Jayaram's research

Feb. 15, 2022

The new show looks at how animals can help humanity solve some of the world's biggest problems, which leads biologists to Professor Kaushik Jayaram. His research group is developing robots inspired by one of nature's greatest survivors – cockroaches.

Sean Humbert

Sean Humbert to serve on the DARPA Microsystems Exploratory Council

Feb. 11, 2022

Professor Sean Humbert, an expert in micro robotics and systems design, will help the Microsystems Exploratory Council identify new research avenues as it relates to Department of Defense and national security issues.

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A new design workflow for an integral piece of soft robotic systems

Sept. 8, 2021

Three mechanical engineering students and Professor Robert MacCurdy developed the novel workflow and published it in a paper that won the IEEE-CASE Best Application Paper Award at the 2021 CASE Conference in France.

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Video: Kaushik Jayaram on Bio-Inspired Engineering

July 27, 2021

Inspired by the natural world, Kaushik Jayaram heads up the Animal Inspired Movement and Robotics Laboratory (AIM-RL) at CU Boulder. The group aims to develop robotic devices that benefit and enhance human capabilities in the areas of search and rescue, inspection and maintenance, personal assistance, and environmental monitoring.

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Return to Research: Animal Inspired Movement and Robotics Lab hits the ground running

June 30, 2020

CU Boulder researchers are gradually and safely returning to campus to continue their work in the lab. Read about Assistant Professor Kaushik Jayaram and graduate student Parker McDonnell's return to research.

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CU Boulder researchers uncover the secret to a faster soft actuator

June 29, 2020

Researchers in CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering recently uncovered new information that could revolutionize the design of electrohydraulic soft actuators to enable robots to perform at faster speeds.

Artimus Robotics Team

Spinout soft robotics company receives NSF SBIR funding

June 16, 2020

Artimus Robotics, a spinout company of CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently received $225,000 through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research Phase I program.

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It has to work: Sub T Challenge sharpens students’ skill in the field

April 17, 2020

CU Boulder is one of several funded teams in the Subterranean Challenge, a competition launched by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to stimulate and test ideas around autonomous robot use in difficult underground environments.

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