MIT Innovators: Matt Carney (Biomechatronics design engineer)

Matt Carney is a PhD student in the Biomechatronics group at the MIT Media Lab, where he is designing and building next-generation bionic limbs. 

His specialty in mechanical design engineering was born from years of experience working at the industry-leading firms Meka Robotics (humanoids) and IDEO (product design). In this interview, Matt discusses his desire to end disability, alongside the ethics of integrating personality in to robotics (and technology in general), and what should and shouldn’t be achieved going forward in the industry.

Related Content