October 6, 2013

Machine Metabolism Research (Finally) Published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine

Although I finished my metabolic machine research about two years ago, the journal paper that I co-authored on the topic was just published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine this past month. Give it a read! Continue reading

Graduation Day!

August 10, 2013

Looking Back – A (Lengthy) Reflection on Five Years in Academia

I’m done with academia, and I’m starting a new chapter in my life. In this first part of a two-part blog posting, I’d like to take some time to reflect on my experiences at Cornell over the last five years. Continue reading

Machine Metabolism Robot

February 29, 2012

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. Continue reading

SRF Rendering

February 23, 2012
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CUSD’s Sustainability Research Facility Renderings

Cornell University Sustainable Design has recently completed renders of our proposed on-campus interdisciplinary sustainability research facility. Now, we’re working hard to make these renders into reality! Continue reading

CUSD Badge

December 10, 2010

Cornell University Sustainable Design

This has been a busy semester! After working on Cornell’s entry into the 2009 Solar Decathlon Competition, several of the team members and I determined that we had the power to do something really amazing with the knowledge we had … Continue reading

December 14, 2009

Long Time no See…

So, it’s been awhile since I’ve actively updated my blog or my youtube videos. Even my presence on has gone down as of late. As many of you probably know, I’m currently in my sophomore year at Cornell, studying … Continue reading

November 5, 2008

Force Sensor-Controlled Prosthetics Research – FINAL RESULTS AND DOCUMENTS

It’s been quite a while since I finished up with my Prosthetics Research and the Intel Science Talent Search, so I decided it was time for me to get all of my final materials online.  Below I’ve included my final … Continue reading

February 11, 2008
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Research Poster

2008 Intel Science Talent Search Poster Click the thumbnail to view a full-size PDF

February 10, 2008
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Research Abstract

There are multiple problems associated with myoelectric control, currently the most popular form of prosthetic control. Myoelectrodes are expensive, require extensive processing to remove noise, must sometimes be implanted to receive the best signal, and often receive a noisy signal … Continue reading