CBA News & Notes
February 15, 2012
CBA researchers report on a natural solar cell with improved performance, based on coating nanowires with photosystem-I from plants:
We're delighted to have received our newest research tool, a 56,200 pound (!) materials tester:
This will support the development and application of digital composites.
CBA and its Barcelona city partners participated in a Smart City Expo there:
CBA led a global team that operated a fab lab in the heart of the Congress Center at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January:
With support from the Rajeev Motwani Foundation, Moog Inc., and the Aramco Services Company this lab will now be donated to a facility for children of migrant salt pan workers in Gujarat, India.
CBA's sensing work contributed to a feature on touchcreens:
Profs. Jacobson and Gershenfeld with a number of CBA collaborators are teaching a class on self-replication and machines that make machines:
This will be broadcast through the fab lab videoconference on CBA's MCU:
Prof. Gershenfeld will speak about the future of computing at the American Physical Society's March Meeting in Boston:
A team from CBA and Autodesk did 3D scanning of Egyptian antiquities at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston:
These data are being used to test models for missing artifacts based on fragments in their collection.
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