Squishy robots: phase-changing material could allow even low-cost robots to switch between hard and soft states. Full story here.
Like water off a duck’s back. STE@M faculty Gareth McKinley and collaborators reveals how shape and chemistry let feathers shed water after emerging from great depths. Full story here.
Patagonia’s Director of Advanced Research & Development, and STE@M Friend and Workshop Coordinator Tetsuya O’hara out testing the latest innovation in wetsuits.
Professor Nick Fang and his students develop new nanostructured materials based on repeating microscopic units that has record-breaking stiffness at low density. Full story here.
“Gaining STE@M in Sports Technology” in a Slice of MIT.
Loughborough University Graduate School is delighted to offer five funded Graduate School studentships in the area of Intelligent, adaptable electronics for healthcare and wellbeing. These PhD students will be co-supervised by a cross-disciplinary academic team based in the Wolfson SchoolRead more…
A. E. Hosoi. “Drag Kings: Characterizing large-scale flows in cycling aerodynamics.” J. Fluid Mechanics 748, pp 1-4 (2014). doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.146 [Invited Focus on Fluids]. Full Article. Accompanying JFM blog entry.
Thank you to our MIT STE@M faculty and STE@M Affiliates — Eastman, Loughborough Sports Tech Institute, Nemo Equipment, Nike, Okuma, Patagonia, Polartec, Red Bull, and Singtex — for making STE@M Day a tremendous success! ———————————— STE@M is pleased to welcomeRead more…
VISION AND SPORTS SUMMER SCHOOL Prague, 18-23 August 2014 http://cmp.felk.cvut.cz/summerschool2014/ email: email@example.com application deadline: 5 May 2014 OVERVIEW Vision and Sports is a special special kind of summer school. In addition to a broad-range of lectures on state-of-the-art Computer VisionRead more…
STE@M featured in MIT’s Technolog Review: http://www.technologyreview.com/article/524221/engineering-thrills/