Welcome to the DARC Lab at the Univ. of Utah, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering! Our research focuses on design, automation, robotics and control. - Kam K. Leang

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3D-printed IPMC soft crawling robot This video shows the first 3D-printed IPMC soft crawling robot! This work was recently submitted to the 2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

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Our research focuses on design, automation, robotics and control for intelligent autonomous systems. Applications encompass micro- and nano-scale positioning systems, scanning probe microscopes, and robotics.
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UofU Dept. Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department has a long history of innovation and excellence in research, education, and outreach. Click here to apply to graduate program
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University of Utah

The University of Utah, is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs.
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