David Remy’s Smart Braid Team Wins Soft Robotics Toolkit Prize

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cdremyDr. C. David Remy, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and a team composed of RAM lab members Wyatt Felt, Khai Yi Chin, and Kevin Green, received a $5000 award for their work on Smart Braids from the Soft Robotics Toolkit contest. Dr. Remy’s team finished 1st out of 82 teams with their Smart Braids design, which are engineered to sense the deformation and force output of fiber-reinforced actuators without any external transducers.

More information on the competition and the winning designs can be found at http://softroboticstoolkit.com/announcing-winners-2015-design-competition.