Lab News

    • Congratulations to Shanliangzi Liu for passing the ME qualifying exams - Mar 2016

    • The Faboratory is grateful to Dr. Byung-Lip Lee and AFOSR for selecting our proposal for sponsorship, "Robotic Fabrics: Multifunctional Fabrics for Reconfigurable and Wearable Soft Systems" - Mar 2016

    • The Faboratory is highlighted in Purdue's Engineering Impact Magazine (p.17) for our innovations with robotic fabric - Mar 2016

    • Prof. Kramer is quoted in Nature News, Meet the soft, cuddly robots of the future - Feb 2016

    • The Faboratory is awarded a collaborative DARPA Robotics Fast Track (RFT) grant with Otherlab to explore sensor-enabled control of soft pneumatic robots - Jan 2016

    • Congratulations to Faboratory undergrad Jarvis Du for winning a Bottomley Undergraduate Research Scholarship - Dec 2015

    • The Faboratory welcomes first year M.S. student Jiawei Zhang - Oct 2015

    • The Faboratory welcomes postdoctoral fellow Dr. Mohammed Mohammed - Sept 2015

    • The Faboratory welcomes first year graduate students Shanliangzi Liu and Trevor Lear - Aug 2015

    • The Faboratory is awarded a collaborative NSF grant to explore soft robotics in education, "Soft Robotics to Broaden the STEM Pipeline" - July 2015

    • "Soft Electronics for Soft Robotics" wins best paper award at the Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications Conference - June 2015

    • Our news release, "Inkjet-printed liquid metal could bring wearable tech, soft robotics" was featured by Engadget, Gizmodo, ExtremeTech, Science World Report, RedOrbit, Discovery News, Mic, and more! - May 2015

    • Congratulations to Adam Bilodeau for passing the ME qualifying exams - Apr 2015

    • "Mechanically Sintered Gallium-Indium Nanoparticles" is on the cover of Advanced Materials - Apr 2015

    • Congratulations to Jennifer Case for winning a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship - Apr 2015

    • Congratulations to Jennifer Case and Michelle Yuen for winning NSF Graduate Fellowships - Apr 2015

    • Prof. Kramer is featured in the Journal & Courier "Purdue professor turning science fiction into reality" - Feb 2015

    • Prof. Kramer is featured in The Exponent "Mechanical engineering professor on Forbes' 30 Under 30" - Jan 2015

    • The Faboratory's work on robotic fabrics is highlighted in Textile Insight Magazine, p.48 - Jan 2015

    • Prof. Kramer receives the NSF CAREER Award! - Jan 2015

    • Prof. Kramer is selected for the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 in Manufacturing - Jan 2015

    • Congratulations to Faboratory graduate students Jennifer Case and Michelle Yuen for passing the Mechanical Engineering qualifying exams - Nov 2014

    • The Faboratory is highlighted in Bloomberg TV's The Year Ahead: 2015 "The Future of Robotics May Be a Robot You Wear" - Nov 2014

    • The Faboratory is highlighted in the first issue of Purdue's Discovery Magazine "Research paving the way for soft machines" - Oct 2014

    • The Faboratory is featured in Purdue News, "Robotic fabric could bring 'active clothing,' wearable robots" as well as Phys.org, Wired, and more. - Sept 2014

    • Inside Indiana Business "Purdue Professor Picked by NASA" - Aug 2014

    • The Faboratory welcomes first year doctoral student Adam Bilodeau - Aug 2014

    • Prof. Kramer is quoted in Architect Magazine - "Hard Science Gives Rise to Soft Machines" - July 2014

    • Prof. Kramer receives the NASA Early Career Faculty Award! - July 2014

    • The Faboratory is featured in Purdue News, "New manufacturing methods needed for 'soft' machines, robots" as well as Engineering.com, NASA Tech Briefs, and more. - June 2014

    • "Direct Writing of Ga-In Alloy for Stretchable Electronics" is the inside cover article for Advanced Functional Materials - June 2014

    • Congratulations to Michelle Yuen for winning a NSF GRFP honorable mention - Apr 2014

    • Congratulations to Edward White for winning a NSF Graduate Fellowship - Apr 2014

    • Congratulations to Edward White for passing the Purdue ME qualifying exams - Mar 2014

    • Catching up on old news, The Faboratory welcomes first year doctoral students: Edward White, Michelle Yuen, and Jennifer Case - Sep 2013

    • The Purdue Faboratory website has launched! - Sep 2013