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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

New research uses kinetic models to understand the grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history.

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Expanding the Reach of Metallic Glass

Engineers have found a unique method for designing metallic glass nanostructures across a wide range of chemicals, with applications ranging from fuel cells to biological implants.

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Protecting the Environment

Elimelech wins Eni Award for innovative and pioneering work in water treatment.

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Making at Yale

Yale Engineering is fulfilling President Obama’s call for a ‘Nation of Makers.'

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Editing genes to correct mutation in cystic fibrosis

Yale researchers successfully corrected the most common mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, a lethal genetic disorder.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Aaron Dollar
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Aaron Dollar's research is centered in robotics, mechatronics, robotic grasping and manipulation. He is the director of the Yale GRAB Lab, which conducts research into robot manipulation and biorobotic systems. Dollar is also the editor and co-founder of RoboticsCourseWare.org, an open repository for robotics pedagogical materials.