News - 6 Feb 2013
More than a year ago, Virginia Tech announced the creation of HokieSpeed, a supercomputer so energy efficient that it was the highest-ranked commodity supercomputer in the U.S. on the Green500 List in...
News - 2 Feb 2017
For a long time, researchers and engineers have been fascinated by the unmatched agility and maneuvering abilities of bats, realized by its functionally versatile dynamic wing conformations as...
News - 31 Aug 2016
Better use of labor, integration into current machinery fleets, plus the flexibility to work unmanned around the clock with real time data monitoring – and, in the future, the ability to...
News - 16 Feb 2016
Believed to be a first, biomedical engineers and physicians at the John Hopkins Medicine have reported their successful effort to wiggle fingers separately and individually, using a mind-controlled...
News - 9 Sep 2015
Lie Tang’s research has contributed to innovations such as tractors that drive themselves and robots that hunt down weeds. In fact, Tang has devoted his career to expanding the use of...
News - 8 Mar 2013
Every year thousands of people in Europe are paralysed by a spinal cord injury. Many are young adults, facing the rest of their lives confined to a wheelchair. Although no medical cure currently...
Article - 15 Feb 2020
The term nanoelectronics refers to the use of nanotechnology in electronic mechanisms. It is further described as the science that deals with the electronic components designed and engineered at a...
Article - 16 Sep 2018
This article takes a look at the use of semiconductors in robotics.
Article - 22 May 2020
Electron diffraction is an essential tool in material identification and with artificial intelligence may enable guiding of robots in complex automation.
Article - 2 Nov 2012
This article discusses the design and development of soft-bodied robots.