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Announcement

March 17, 2017

Congratulations to Carly Thalman for receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! 

January 20, 2017

Prof. E. Roche of MIT and Prof. Polygerinos speak on Science Friday radio show about soft robotics.

December 12, 2016

Congratulations to Carly Thalman for receiving an Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering IMPACT Award!

December 5, 2016

Congratulations to Taylor Hoffmann for receiving one of the five Best FURI poster awards!

December 2, 2016

Prof. Polygerinos receives the Piper Health Solutions Seed Grant jointly with Prof. W. Zhang.

November 1, 2016

Congratulations to Quoc LamLuis Saenz, Caleb Carlson, and Deven Govin for obtaining a Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) award for Spring 2017.

September 10, 2016

Prof. Polygerinos gives invited talk on Soft Robotics for combined assistance and rehabilitation at the 2016 Stroke Rehab Symposium, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ.

August 17, 2016

Two new PhD students, Nguyen (Berm) Huy Pham and Saivimal Sridar join the lab.

June 28, 2016

Prof. Polygerinos gives invited talk on soft robots for wearable applications at the Hamlyn Symposium in London, UK.

April 3, 2016

Congratulations to Carly ThalmanTaylor Hoffmann, Caleb Carlson, and Wade Adams for obtaining a Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) award for Fall 2016.

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Press

January 20, 2017

Science Friday radio show: Dr. E. Roche of MIT and Dr. Polygerinos speak about soft robotics.[Web Link]

September 10, 2016

2016 Stroke Rehab Symposium: Soft robotic glove featured in the brochure cover. [Web Link]

October 2, 2015

Greek Reporter.com: “Greek Researcher In Study That May Put An End To Open Heart Surgeries [Interview]” [Web Link]

September 23, 2015

Science Translational Medicine: Vol. 7, Issue 306. Published journal article featured in the front cover of the magazine. [Web Link]

June 17, 2015

MIT Technology Review: "Soft Robotic Glove Could Put Daily Life Within Patients’ Grasp" [Featured in the front page of MIT Tech Review’s website]. [Web Link]

June 17, 2015

Muscular Dystrophy News Today: “Harvard Wyss Institute Develops Soft Robotic Glove For Hand-Impaired Patients” [Web Link]

June 15, 2015

Wyss Institute: "Soft robotic glove puts control in the grasp of hand-impaired patients". [Web Link]

February 17, 2015

New Scientist: “Rubbery robot fingers play piano faster than a human”, (co-author of work). [Web Link]

October 10, 2014

Irish Times: “Hard Challenges for Soft Robotics”. Editorial on the soft glove for home assistance and rehabilitation. [Web Link]

July 15, 2014

Popular Mechanics: issue July/August 2014. “The Softer Side of Robots”. Editorial on the soft glove for home assistance and rehabilitation. [Web Link]

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