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Surprisingly STEM: Soft Robotics Engineers

‘Doing the robot’ on the dancefloor would look more like ‘doing the worm’ if the dance move was inspired by soft robots! Soft robotics is an exciting sub-category of robotics that mimics the mechanics of nature – utilizing soft materials moved by pressure systems. Soft robotics engineer Jim Neilan and mechanical engineering intern Anthony Dempsey explain the benefits of soft robotics in human spaceflight and some of the skills that make for a good soft robotics engineer.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:03:55
Topic Kids
Series Surprisingly STEM
Episode Episode 1
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G