Northern Arizona University (NAU)

Northern Arizona University (NAU)

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The Multifunctional Materials and Adaptive Systems Laboratory at Northern Arizona University is focused on the development and comprehensive characterization of power storage composite materials as well as on multiphysics modelling and comprehensive characterization of multifunctional materials (i.e. magnetic shape memory alloys, magnetorheological fluids) and adaptive systems.
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6 Jan 2022

Trial of Exoskeleton Technology for Children with Cerebral Palsy

A major, five-year clinical trial to test a treatment strategy for children with cerebral palsy using patented and patent-pending inventions comprising a lightweight, wearable robotic device that provides neuromuscular training while making walking easier.
13 Dec 2021

Smart Bikes to Improve Cycling Safety, Efficiency

Manufacturers haven't yet incorporated the advanced technologies of smart cars into bicycles on a level widespread enough to make smart bikes affordable. But the industry recognizes that as the challenge of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions grows, the need to encourage more people to use bicycles instead of cars is becoming more urgent—and a critical component of this imperative is making cycling safer and easier for cyclists to share road conditions and other factors with other cyclists and with municipal managers.
23 Nov 2021

DART Launch Could be Key Step Forward in Planetary Defence

DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test), which is scheduled to launch at 10:20 p.m. PST on Nov. 23 out of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, is NASA's first planetary defense mission. This mission will demonstrate asteroid deflection via kinetic impact. The goal is to collide with the target to see how the orbit changes. It's a test run to see if such a plan is feasible should we find an asteroid on a collision course with Earth one day.
22 Nov 2021

Eye Movements Read by AI Reveal Thoughts, Memories - and Brain Disease

Whenever you explore an environment or search for something, you scan the scene using continuous rapid eye movements. Your eyes also make short stops to fixate on certain elements of the scene that you want more detailed information about. The way you move your eyes and the selection of details you fixate your gaze upon can be summed up as your viewing behaviour.
27 Sep 2017

Way to harvest energy from the backs of marine species

While solar panel systems continue to pop up on rooftops throughout the solar panels installed underwater, in the ocean, on the backs of marine species.
11 May 2017

Multifunctional Carbon-Based Supercapacitors

Northern Arizona University, United States
16 Mar 2017

Graphene & 2D Materials Event Accelerating Graphene Commercialisation

The Graphene and 2D Materials Europe event will be the 10th business-focused IDTechEx exhibition and conference.
9 Mar 2017

Energy Storage Innovations Europe 2017

The field of battery energy storage is set to grow significantly over the coming years. The question that incumbents, raw materials suppliers, end users, and innovators are all asking themselves is whether Li-ion batteries will keep the lion's share of the market, or whether disruptive innovation will drive technology diversification according to applications.
13 Mar 2015

Beating bird wings generate electricity for data collector

A technology that generates electricity from the beating wings of birds, bats or even moths could produce enough power to run a device that collects data - such as location, migration habits or vital physiological statistics - used by biologists.
14 Feb 2014

Energy harvesting takes wing in merger of engineering and biology

The motion of animals could power small devices that allow biologists to collect information about behavior that eludes them under the limitations of current technology.