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The center is funded by a $24 million gift to MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research from philanthropist Lisa Yang.
Read about the first upper-limb amputation performed using the AMI procedure created by Media Lab researchers + Brigham and Women’s Hospital
A whole new mode of communication between prosthesis and user.
A recent feature in Designboom highlights research conducted by the Biomechatronics group that describes magnetomicrometry.
Media Lab students, faculty, researchers, and affiliates pitching panels at SXSW 2022
System uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
May 8, 2020
We plan to use magnetomicrometry to provide natural control over prosthetic limbs
The Fellowships are aimed at helping students from underrepresented backgrounds establish careers in robotics, engineering, computer science
Meet the MIT alumni, staff, and current or former postdocs on MIT Technology Review’s 2021 list of 35 Innovators Under 35.
Srinivasan hopes her work will help make using a prosthetic limb far more like the real thing.
Hugh Herr discusses the implications of the technology behind his work, from regenerative medicine and surgery to elderly mobility.
Women in Innovation and STEM Database at MIT (WISDM) announces fellowship program dedicated to promoting the visibility of women at MIT.
Guillermo Herrera-Arcos has been named as a One Young World Scholar by the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme (YHP) for 2020/2021.
Olivia Arthur explores the ways technology can transform the human body, and vice-versa, from robotics to work in the Biomechatronics group.
Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
In a new study published in PNAS, Biomechatronics researchers report findings related to the AMI amputation method.
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
My name is Roman Stolyarov, and for my PhD work at the Media Lab I developed a terrain-adaptive control system for robotic leg prostheses.
For the robotics category of the innovation series, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed by Media Lab PhD graduate Matt Carney
The stamp is part of a new USPS series on innovation, representing computing, biomedicine, genome sequencing, robotics, and solar technology
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the need for PPE, a diverse team came together to produce the "Open Standard Respirator, Model 1"
MIT Governance Lab and the Institute for Governance Reform work with the government of Sierra Leone to conduct rapid-response surveys.
Matt Carney discusses his interest in humanoid robots and the importance of design aesthetics and user experience in developing prostheses.
Biomechatronics head Hugh Herr discusses his research with the No Barriers USA podcast.
Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, including Biomechatronics PhD student Shriya Srinivasan.
Shriya Srinivasan has been selected as one of 22 Schmidt Science Fellows for 2020.
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
Cristina Quinn profiles Morgan Stickney, an elite swimmer who's the first person to undergo a bilateral Ewing amputation.
The following Media Lab students joined the MIT India Initiative in Mumbai for this workshop.
A research team, including members of the Biomechatronics group, devises a new surgery for hand amputations and prostheses.
Everett Lawson and Matt Carney worked with Biomechatronics group head Hugh Herr to fit Everett with a bionic prosthesis.
An improved method for magnet tracking enables high-speed wireless tracking through various materials.
Morgan Stickney is an elite swimmer who's helping pave the way for the next generation of bionic prosthetics and para-athletes.
Moinina David Sengeh, PhD ’16, is trying to bring innovation into “the heart of government.”
The extremely dextrous robot features a 24-joint human-hand-like design and took only four minutes to complete the task.
Alicia Lakey receives the Ewing Amputation procedure developed by the Biomechatronics group and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Sometimes you want to be able to see things that aren't visible.
I gave the following presentation during a lunch meeting with the Biomechatronics group at the Media Lab.
Civic Media PhD student Pedro Reynolds-Cuellar serves as president of the association.
Hae Won Park, PhD, is a research scientist at the MIT Media Lab and a principal investigator of the Social Robot Companions Program....
Because old-school surgical amputation hasn’t kept up with modern-day medicine.
Public talk outlines ambitious plans to make his nation a hub for technology and innovation.
New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor.
For amputees, robotic limbs that move like the real thing and are controlled by the mind are a game changer.
Biomechatronics researcher Tyler Clites and Synthetic Neurobiology researcher Fei Chen are among the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees.
The 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list includes at least three members of the Media Lab community.