- Fab-labbers from around the world converged on Lima, Peru in August for FAB7, the annual meeting of the fab lab network that's grown to ~100 labs:
Along with a week of hands-on workshops, a one-day symposium explored
digital fabrication from the fundamental science to its broader
FAB8 will be in New Zealand, and FAB9 in Japan.
- Prof. Gershenfeld joined colleagues from the Manufacturing Institute in the UK for an event at the House of Commons on the future of manufacturing:
- Patent number 8,013,629 has issued for CBA's work on
Reconfigurable Logic Automata:
- CBA's Programmable Surfaces project has progressed to the next
phase of DARPA's Maximum Mobility and Manipulation program, for F5:
Friable, Frangible, Flexible, Fungible Flight. Results from the
feasibility study will be presented by Amy Sun in a thesis defense
at 11:30AM on Oct 6 in room E14-648 at MIT.
- We welcome Autodesk as our newest sponsor:
Autodesk is a leader in tools for engineering design and computer
- CBA researchers were part of a team that succeeded in rewriting
part of the genetic code:
- Another recent CBA publication introduced a liquid process to
grow nanowires to make functional devices:
- Joe Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org> has been promoted to CBA's Program Coordinator; he will manage our contracts, intellectual
property, and logistics.
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