Move Over, Iron Man

BU profs on team working on a wearable robot could help stroke suffers walk farther and faster This video demonstrates how the soft exosuit may help people retrain their gait after a stroke. The exosuit allows the wearer to walk more symmetrically, while using less energy. Video by the Wyss Institute. Powered by a chunky […]

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ENG Prof Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

David Bishop a prolific real-world innovator David Bishop, director of BU’s new Engineering Research Center, holds 47 US patents for micromechanical inventions. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. In the late 1990s, with an expected explosion in demand for internet bandwidth, the telecommunications industry was scrambling to devise switches that would rapidly transmit massive amounts of data—videos, […]

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