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.
NSF selects a CMR video as a Top-10 finalist in the Vizzies competition. The video is titled "How Origami is Inspiring Scientific Creativity." Watch it here.
Rock stars, Olympians, first-round draft picks, and . . . a CMR PhD student on ESPN!
The research group released two animations that demonstrate space applications of a monolithic two-degree-of-freedom pointing mechanism.