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Metin Sitti
Courtesy Faculty, RI/MechE
Office: SH 307
Phone: (412) 268-3632
Fax: 412-268-3348
  Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Mechanical Engineering Department
320 Scaife Hall
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Affiliated Center(s):
 Center for the Foundations of Robotics (CFR)

News and Media
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.