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Brain-Like Computers

In a new Nature paper, researchers provide an overview of the computer’s long and ongoing road to achieving something akin to the thinking power of the brain.

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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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Water Splitting

Yale researchers aim to better understand water splitting processes with certain photocatalyst particles - and from there, develop more efficient systems.

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Yale Engineering Magazine Now Available

Replicating and studying brain tumors and asthma on tiny chips, technology that aims to reinvent brain care, and how an orthopedic surgeon is utilizing 3D printers at the CEID to assist with his trickiest cases. All that - and more! - in the latest issue.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Brian Scassellati
Professor of Computer Science & Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Brian Scassellati's research focuses on building embodied computational models of human social behavior. Using computational modeling and socially interactive robots, Scassellati's Social Robotics Lab evaluates models of how infants acquire social skills and assists in the diagnosis and quantification of disorders of social development. Other interests include humanoid robots, humanrobot interaction, artificial intelligence, machine perception, and social learning.