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Latest Pratheev Sreetharan Stories

2012-09-10 02:29:18

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Pratheev Sreetharan, the founder and CTO of Vibrant Research LLC, has been named a recipient of the prestigious TR35 Award, given each year to the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35 as determined by Technology Review Magazine, published by MIT. Dr. Sreetharan received his PhD in Applied Physics from Harvard University and has been recognized for developing a novel, origami-inspired manufacturing process capable of making...

Image 1 - Mass-production Technique Brings Robotic Insects To Life
2012-02-17 04:32:42

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] Production method inspired by children's pop-up books enables rapid fabrication of tiny, complex devices A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet. Devised by engineers at Harvard, the ingenious layering and folding process enables the rapid fabrication of not just microrobots, but a broad range of electromechanical devices. In prototypes, 18 layers of carbon...