The Center for STEM Education kicked off its 2017 Young Scholars Program on June 26, 2017, with 26 budding scientists and engineers from high schools at a variety of cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.
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- 2015 PhD in Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
- 2007 ME in Biomedical Engineering, MIT
- 2007 SB in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
- S. Felton, K. Becker, D. Aukes, R. Wood, Self-Folding with Shape Memory Composites at the Millimeter Scale, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 25(8), 2015, 085004
- M. Tolley, S. Felton, S. Miyashita, D. Aukes, D. Rus, R. Wood, Self-Folding Origami: Shape Memory Composites Activated by Uniform Heating, Smart Materials and Structures, 23, 2014, 094006
- S. Felton, M. Tolley, E. Demaine, R. Rus, R. Wood, A Method for Building Self-Folding Machines, Science, 345(6197), 2014, 644-646
- S. Felton, D. Lee, K. Cho, R. Wood, A Passive, Origami-Inspired, Continuously Variable Transmission, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2014, 2913-2918
- S. Felton, M. Tolley, B. Shin, C. Onal, E. Demaine, D. Rus, R. Wood, Self-Folding with Shape Memory Composites, Soft Matter, 9(32), 2013, 7688-7694
- S. Felton, T. Gaige, T. Benner, R. Wang, T. Reese, V. Wedeen, R. Gilbert, Associating the Mesoscale Fiber Organization of the Tongue with Local Strain Rate During Swallowing, Journal of Biomechanics, 41, 2008, 1782-1789
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21 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY18 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing $600K dollars of investment in research.
MIE Assistant Professor Sam Felton is researching methods for creating self-folding origami robots that can be used both at the micro scale and at large scale.