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Welcome to National Biomechanics Day at CMU! Register for the event here. This is a single-day event aimed to introduce Biomechanics to middle and high school students, and teachers. Take a behind the scenes look at movie and video game motion capture, build your own robotic hand, learn about 3D printed prostheses, challenge your brain to outsmart a masterful computer, and more!

Click on the session title below to learn more.

Sessions

Muscles: the workings of the hand

3D Printing Legs!

Lights, Camera, Biomechanics

Human vs. Machine

Biomechanics Everywhere!

Dynamics of Drumming

Give me a (Mechatronic) Hand

Brain Computer Interface: The next frontier of UI

Cephalopods and Soft Robots

Directors

Kathleen Gladson
Nataliya Rokhmanova
Ashlee Liao

Organizers

Hailey Gordon
Tito Babatunde
Sayan Mondal
Medinat Akindele
Prithviraj Deshmukh

Faculty Advisors

Victoria Webster-Wood
Eni Halilaj

Participating Labs

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Laboratory
Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Laboratory
Soft Machines Lab
Biohybrid and Organic Robotics Group
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Lab
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