Archived articles


Biomedical engineering
Bringing a human touch to prosthetics
Published July 17, 2018
When layered on top of prosthetic hands, e-dermis device brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips
Robo Roaches
Published Spring 2018
Hate the cockroach all you want, but there's a lot mechanical engineers can learn from its physical prowess / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mechanical engineering
Roach-inspired robots
Published July 17, 2018 Video
By studying cockroach locomotion, scientists learn how to build better, more mobile robots
Mechanical engineering
See bots run
Published July 17, 2018
Students design next generation robots that play chess, catch balls, leap over obstacles, work together
Reclaimed touch
Published Spring 2017
APL is making the next generation of prosthetic limbs that not only act on thought command, but also send signals back to the brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Innovators under 35
WSE researcher honored
Published July 17, 2018
Muyinatu Bell, who mixes sound, light, robotic technology to enhance medical imaging, recognized by 'MIT Technology Review'
On track
First response robot
Published July 17, 2018
Remote system developed at APL can assess railway accidents, detect potential hazards
Bot building
Robots that fly, swim, fetch, and drive
Published July 17, 2018
Students in robotics class wrap up, demo independent design projects
Industrial technology
Task masters
Published July 17, 2018 Video
Student team's task robot takes top prize at industrial technology trade fair in Germany
STAR surgeon
Published July 17, 2018
Computer scientist programs robot to perform autonomous 'soft tissue' surgery