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AnimatingLife

When the original "Toy Story" was released, Theodore Kim knew computer animation was for him. Now, decades later, one of his animation innovations is featured in "Toy Story 4."

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$100 Million for Water Treatment

The five-year effort includes two SEAS researchers to develop water treatment technologies.

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Unexpected Chemicals

Yale researchers discover that chemical reactions in flavored liquids of the popular Juul e-cigarette create unexpected chemicals that can irritate users’ airways.

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Recycling Robots

Yale researchers will examine whether a collaboration between humans and robots can improve the efficiency and profitability of the world’s threatened recycling sector.

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Understanding Opioid Use Disorder

Researchers from Yale and Penn Medicine have created a new center that focuses on neuroimaging to improve our understanding of opioid use disorders and finding new treatments.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Aaron Dollar
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.