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|CMU Receives $7 Million for National Robotics Initiative Projects|
October 24, 2013. Robotic rotorcraft for inspecting bridges and other infrastructure, tools for minimally invasive surgery that guide surgeons by creating 3D maps of internal organs and assistive robots for blind travelers are among seven new Carnegie Mellon University research projects sponsored through the National Robotics Initiative.
|Sitti Featured in BBC Report on Gecko Adhesion|
November 13, 2012. The BBC recently reported on the science of geckos and the secret behind their uncanny climbing ability. Metin Sitti, professor of robotics and mechanical engineering, said creating synthetic materials that provide the same sort of adhesion as a gecko's footpad could lead to new kinds of closure technologies.
|Carnegie Mellon's Metin Sitti Wins Prestigious Nano-engineering Award|
May 25, 2011. Carnegie Mellon University's Metin Sitti received the 2011 Nano-engineering Award from SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics for his work on devices that can manipulate objects on a molecular level.
|The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.|
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