1.  Mailing Address

Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab
Center for Design Research
424 Panama Mall, Bldg. 560
Stanford, CA 94305-2232

2.  Phone and Fax

Fax: (650) 725-8475
Speakerphone: (650) 723-4489

3.  Location and Access

Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory (MERL)
Stanford University
418 Panama Mall
Building 02-660 Rm 132


  • The building can be accessed from either the pedestrian Panama Mall or Santa Teresa St. The Panama Mall door is open during business hours. Call the lab phone (650-723-4258) if you need somebody to let you in.

4.  Maps and Directions

  • The building is identified as "Mechanical Engineering Laboratory" (MERL) on the clickable campus map,
  • For driving and parking directions see the Design Institute directions page. (Cutkosky's office is also in this building, just across the street from MERL.)
  • Map highlighting MERL and the nearest "A" parking lots
    CampusMap Lab AParking Labeled

(one can park in any open A or C spot after 16:00 hours).

5.  Public Transportation

* Take the A line and get off at Main Oval or take the B line and get off at Terman Annex (see map above).
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