Derek Smith

Derek Smith, University of Michigan

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Robotics April 1, 2024

Squishy, metal-free magnets powers robots and medical implants

A metal-free magnetic gel developed by researchers is a carbon-based, magnetic molecules are chemically bonded, creating a flexible, long-lived magnet for soft robotics.

By Derek Smith
AI and Machine Learning November 1, 2023

Machine learning could guide engineers toward stronger alloys

Researchers at the University of Michigan are using machine learning to fast-track the search for metal alloys that are hard and tough.

By Derek Smith
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