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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.


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


Kathleen Gladson
Nataliya Rokhmanova
Ashlee Liao


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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