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Department News


  • 12 March 2014

Professor Sitti discusses novel gecko-inspired tape with Newsweek.

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  • 10 February 2014

Our lab's collaborative work is covered as featured research by Science Daily.

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  • 01 February 2014

Professor Sitti is named as IEEE Fellow.

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Collaborative work

  • 28 January 2014

Our lab's collaborative work on "Untethered microrobotic coding of three-dimensional material composition" with Harvard Medical School (Prof. Utkan Demirci) is published in Nature Communications.

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Good luck

  • 15 January 2014

Our lab's recent graduate Dr. Eric Diller will be an assistant professor at the University of Toronto (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department) from January 2014.

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National Science Foundation

  • 02 November 2013

Our lab alumnus Prof. Seok Kim at UIUC will receive the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research and educational activities on microassembly using transfer printing.

Metin Sitti

Stealth microrobots fly under the radar of the immune system

(Nanowerk Spotlight) Our immune system generally protects us from pathogens but sometimes it can work against us by eliminating drugs or other therapeutics circulating in our bloodstream.