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Speaking at the White House Young America Series

Recently, I had the privilege to speak at Syracuse University as part of a speaker series for young Americans promoting social change. In this White House-sponsored event, I spoke about the work I did to develop Cornell University Sustainable Design, and how we’ve used interdisciplinary collaboration to further our goals.

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The Future of 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m excited about 3D printing. I work on Cornell’s Personal Printer, the [email protected], I own two MakerBot printers, and I’ve worked for MakerBot, designing electronics for their open-source 3D printers. In this local news story on 3D printing, I talk about how the technology is advancing.

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Machine Metabolism Robot Meets the World

I recently released a video demonstration of the autonomous structure reconfiguring “metabolic machine” that I designed along with Franz Nigl, Shuguang Li, and Hod Lipson in Cornell’s Creative Machines Lab. The paper will be published in IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine soon.

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Open Source Society [TEDx Cornell Talk]

Back in October I was invited to speak at Cornell University’s first annual TEDx event. The theme of the evening was “rethinking our society”, so naturally, my talk focused on how open source concepts could be used to re-imagine how our world works.

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I’m one of Cornell’s 25 Most Mysterious Seniors

Each Fall, the Cornell Daily Sun features Cornell’s 25 “most interesting seniors” in its last issue of the semester.  This year they decided to call us “mysterious” – noting that the group they chose might not be the ones stealing every headline, but they are are ones making a lasting[…]

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