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The origins of 2.007
Video: AMPS MIT Video Productions; additional editing: Melanie Gonick
Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
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- The origins of 2.007
- Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
- Infinity, transformed
- MIT community members discuss the planning and development of the Institute's architecture, focusing on the Infinite Corridor and the recent opening o...
- Medical mirror
- PhD candidate Ming-Zher Poh discusses a system he designed that could measure vital signs just by having a person sit in front of a low-cost camera.
- Autonomous parking
- Research Scientist at MIT's AgeLab and Associate Director of New England University Transportation Center Bryan Reimer discusses and demos a car that ...
- MIT Toy Lab
- The MIT Toy Lab was founded in 2004 by Professor David Wallace and graduate student Barry Kudrowitz. It is a lab dedicated to the exploration of creat...
- Healing Haiti
- Danielle Zurovcik SM '07 shows how the negative pressure pump can help seal a wound.
- Quantum information
- Professor Seth Lloyd discusses research and education in his group, and the challenges of quantum information science.
- Manipulating molecules
- Professor Jongyoon Han discusses research and education in nonfluidic devices for biological applications.
- Moon hopping
- A team of MIT students led by Professor of the Practice of Astronautics and former NASA astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman have designed and built a prototype ...
- Solar paper airplane
- MIT Professor Karen K. Gleason explains how graduate student Miles Barr folds a solar cell into a paper airplane - research that is part of the Eni-MI...
- Models that monitor
- Professor George C. Verghese discusses research and education in his group that develops and applies computational models of human physiology for clin...
- Networks and behaviors
- Assistant professor at MIT Sloan Damon Centola describes research in which he compared the dissemination of public-health information through social n...
- Melissa Garren sets up a replicated experiment on Heron Island Research Station (Great Barrier Reef, Australia) to test the effects of heat-stress on the chemical signals released by corals.
- The WiTrack system’s ability to track motion through obstructions could make it useful for remotely controlling household devices, such as lights, among other things.
- The WiTrack system provides significantly increased accuracy in tracking a person’s movement, and can even detect motion through walls and obstructions.
- Katie Chasins (right) explains how a temperature-monitoring system called Equi-Temp could help prevent leg injuries in horse shows, as Pinky the horse stands by patiently, with handler Dawn Doyle, on the Kresge stage.
- Professor David Wallace (left) displays a thank-you card presented to him by the class, while teaching assistants fire confetti cannons over the audience at Kresge Auditorium.
- John Kongoletos demonstrates San-X, a device that uses steam and ultraviolet light to clean and sterilize mats used for wrestling matches.
- Cheetri Smith demonstrates Verda, a mobile produce stand designed to be towed by a bicycle, during the class 2.009 final presentations.
- Student Candace Chen describes Mira, a helmet-mounted display that gives motorcycle riders directions without requiring them to glance away from the road ahead.
- A yoga mat called Glow features built-in lights that tell the user where to place hands and feet, as well as pressure sensors to show how evenly the person's weight is distributed.