Investigation space: Manipulating and controlling things on a small scale (10 um to 1000u m)

what you're aiming to do (which can evolve)?

background and prior art for the project

Programmable material

Digital Materials

Micro-robotic actuators

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how you'll evaluate progress

a timeline for doing it over the semester


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