• Surgical Origami

    CMR engineers have shown how to use origami for engineering products. Now they're working with the the medical industry, including Intuitive Surgical (developer of the Da Vinci surgical robot), to make smaller surgical tools. Watch how.

  • Students Complete Origami-Based Starshade Model

    Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering students Bridget Beatson, Mary Wilson and Amanda Lytle for shipping out their starshade model this week!

  • 1st Place ASME International Mechanisms & Robotics Competition

    BYU Compliant Mechanisms Research graduate student Clayton Grames was awarded 1st Place in the Graduate Division of the 2015 ASME International Student Mechanisms Design Competition at the ASME-sponsored IDETC conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • CMR Lab Creates Origami Kinetic Sculpture for Art Exhibit

    The CMR has released a video of an origami-inspired kinetic sculpture that was on display at the BYU Museum of Art (MOA) as part of the “Y Origami?” a supplement to "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami.” 

  • CMR Ph.D. Student Todd Nelson Awarded NSF Fellowship

    Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Todd Nelson was recently awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

  • CMR Ph.D. Student Alden Yellowhorse Awarded NASA Fellowship

    Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student Alden Yellowhorse has been awarded one of only 65 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships for the year  2015, with opportunities to renew in future years.

May 2016


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