Engineering News

Students and faculty organized this inaugural Mechanical Engineering Conference to showcase the breadth of interdisciplinary research by the ME...
Stanford engineers' discovery could pave the way for microbial "factories" that produce renewable biofuels and chemicals.
Stanford researchers' Talkabout video discussions connect diverse learners in online classes.
Algorithm enables a moment-by-moment analysis of brain activity each time a laboratory monkey reaches this way or that.

Grippy, not sticky

Stanford engineers have developed a material inspired by the unique physics of geckos' fingertips that allows robotic hands to grip nearly any type of object without applying excessive pressure.