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March 25: “Minimizing Physical Disability with Robotic Arms, Legs, and Exoskeletons” Professor Michael Goldfarb

Michael Goldfarb, named by Popular Mechanics as one of the “10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013,” delivered the March 25 Chancellor’s Lecture.

Goldfarb, holder of the H. Fort Flowers Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt, is renowned for his work in developing robotic adaptive equipment for people with disabilities.

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