The National Science Foundation awarded the Compliant Mechanisms Research Group to use compliant mechanism principles to translate origami-based discoveries into engineered systems that achieve desired behaviors.
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.”
Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Todd Nelson was recently awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Alden Yellowhorse has been awarded one of only 65 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships for the year of 2015, with opportunities to renew in future years. These fellowships are awarded to students whose research shows potential for future use in NASA missions.
The new Folded BY-U app features origami tutorials for folders of all ages and skill levels.
The CMR has collaborated with the BYU Museum of Art (MOA) on an exhibition that is on display through June 20.