Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab


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Sonali and jumper

Sonali Singh

Day 1

Today was spent mostly familiarizing myself with two projects I will spend some time working on:

  • Capella's project with Honda, looking at the effectiveness of gecko adhesives in a continuous variable transmission. CVTs are used in a number of small, motorized vehicles such as motor scooters, small tractors, and other utility vehicles. Honda is particularly interested in a novel method for a compact, lightweight CVT.
  • Sam's project, involving a telerobotic system for performing biopsies in magnetic resonance (MR) environments. Initial iterations of the system included a macro-mini system with linear stages, as well as a variable gear
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