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MakePhilly is thrilled to welcome internationally renowned robotics Professor, Dr. Mark Yim, to our upcoming September 14th meeting. Currently, a professor at Penn and formerly Stanford, Dr. Yim's academic research focuses on: Modular reconfigurable robots and locomotion ("PolyBots"), MEMS and batch fabrication techniques, and brute force digital time optimal control. Dr. Yim earned his PhD & MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

 

Dr. Yim will present on his famous 'reconfigurable robots' which can reassemble themselves after being literally kicked apart.Learn more about Dr. Yim's work here: modlab.seas.upenn.edu

 

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Taken on September 14, 2008