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Self-Repairing Firewall

Piskac wins research award from Facebook for FireMason, the first tool that can not only detect errors in firewall behaviors, but also automatically repairs the firewall.

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A New Design for Sustainable Nanomaterials

Yale researchers outline a strategy to give materials designers the tools they need to make the necessary assessments efficiently and at the beginning of the design process.

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Heavy Weightswith Soft Robotics

Yale engineers awarded for their work on a soft robotic system that can lift more than 200 times its weight.

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A Better Process for Making Single Crystalline Materials

Amir Haji-Akbari has received an NSF CAREER Award for developing a better process for making single crystalline materials, which are in high demand in a number of industries.

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How Germs Thrive on School Desks

Yale researchers find that bacteria and fungi overwhelmingly come from the children sitting at the desks. They also found that, even after a cleaning, the microbes were back in full force within a few days.

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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.