Bio-inspired robotics has emerged as an important specialization within the field, according to Satyandra “S.K.” Gupta, who holds a Smith International Professorship in Mechanical Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
“Buy a zombie survival kit. Buy garden gnomes. Buy shoes. Buy more shoes.” So says the homepage of Drops.la, the brainchild of junior Shea Rouda. But there’s a critical second step to these entreaties: “… and donate the spare change to charity.”