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Robotic Skins

New “Robotic Skins” technology developed by Yale engineers allows users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots.

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Social Robots

A study led by Yale researchers found significant improvements in the social skills of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder after a month of working with robots.

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Turning Light into Electricity

A team of researchers has developed a device that uses the material graphene to detect mid-infrared light and efficiently convert it to an electrical signal at room temperature.

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The Mysteries of Chromatin

Combining engineering, biology and physics, three Yale researchers have received a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study chromatin in yeast cells.

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Study Reveals Clue to Glass Mystery

Researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states. This breakthrough could allow for more reliable ways to use glasses — metallic glasses in particular — in a wide range of applications.

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Faculty Spotlight
Daniel Spielman
Sterling Professor of Computer Science, Statistics and Data Science and Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Daniel Spielman's research interests include the design and analysis of algorithms, graph theory, machine learning, error-correcting codes and combinatorial scientific computing. His focuses on the development of extremely fast algorithms for large computational problems often found in machine learning, scientific computing, and optimization. His work has broad application in the transfer of digital information.