Showing News articles tagged with Engineering the human-technology interface
The Human Robot Interaction Lab is teaching robots how to trust and how to behave in ways that are consistent with our social and moral expectations.
- A team of mechanical engineering students designed and built an educational water table to help young children understand electrical concepts.
- Professor and Chair Kathleen Fisher recently appeared on the radio show Science Friday to discuss cybersecurity and artificially intelligent systems.
- Continuing the work they started as a senior capstone project at Tufts, three alumni have filed for a patent on a wireless device that would help secure vehicles and garage doors against replay attacks.
- Professor Bill Messner writes for The Conversation on the current state of the development of autonomous vehicles.
- Tufts engineers have invented a chip-sized, high-speed modulator that operates at terahertz frequencies and at room temperature at low voltages without consuming DC power. It could make faster data transmission possible.
Associate Professor Lauren Black and collaborators are developing a novel tissue graft which could give new hope to pediatric heart patients.
- Summer scholar Anu Gamage, E18, spent her summer developing an inverted pendulum that could continue collecting accurate measurements and balancing itself in the case of a cyberattack.
- Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman is developing a solid polymer lithium metal battery, which would be significantly less likely to catch fire than the current generation of batteries.
- Biomedical engineers have created materials with embedded, pre-designed functions. The process enables the creation of mechanical components with functionality, such as surgical pins that change color with strain.