Ali Shtarbanov + Juliana Cherston of the Lab's Responsive Environments group each won top prizes in the Create the Future Design Contest.
The honorees will be included in the October 2022 print issue of Fast Company Magazine.
Congratulations to Ali Shtarbanov and Irmandy Wicaksono!
The International Design Awards (IDA) recognizes and celebrates smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design worldwide.
FlowIO is a project led by Responsive Environments PhD student Ali Shtarbanov that redesigns the role of pneumatics in soft robotics.
Robotic textiles could help performers and athletes train their breathing, and potentially help patients recovering from postsurgery changes
"FlowIO represents a brilliantly thought-out system for creating pneumatic prototypes."
Shtarbanov won with his project "FlowIO Development Platform—the Pneumatic 'Raspberry Pi' for Soft Robotics."
Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
The following Media Lab groups and projects are represented at CHI 2019