Created $200 robots to replace 6.01 robots, which cost several thousand dollars.
Small vending machine to stock Arduinos in student-run machine shop at MIT
Prototype for a yoyo with a built-in persistence of vision display
ESP8266 two wheel-drive robot, serving webpage with controls using SPIFF and websockets, and same for Roomba (over serial interface).
Used body-safe two-part silicone with 3d printed molds to create a menstrual cup.
Demo'd at NYC Maker Faire. Welded steel frame, two wheelchair motors, 24V battery pack.
Made 26' boat rudder from scratch (minus bronze skeleton).
ABS plastic, 18 RC servos, Pololu serial servo controller. Tripod gait.
Won grant and ran EL wire workshop with two friends.
Organized and held hackathon emphasizing positive creative power of feminism.
The world's first Hexapod Conference, with over thirty attendees.
Organized and co-taught workshops to introduce people to prototyping skills such as Solidworks, breadboarding, EAGLE, ordering boards, and more, reaching over fifty students.
Rainbow challah, challah animals, cute robot pumpkin, rainbow cookies
Bought a 26' sailboat off of craigslist for $100. Sailing it back to Boston (no, I'd never sailed before) with lots of help
Infinity dresses, Cosplay, OSHW dress, skirt, shirts reused, pom poms
Used RGB LED strips to spell out "MIT" on my graduation cap.
Created multi-robots with overhead tracking, intended for second kickstarer.
Created lasercut drawing robot arm, coupled with online class. Successful $20k kickstarter.
Used static site generator Hexo to build my portfolio website
For 6.163 Strobe Lab final project, attempted to implement : Background-oriented schlieren imaging
Staubli robot arm, programmed to stipple with vcode -> gcode -> processing (or alternatively via SVG Inkscape to gcode converter).
Flask webapps, H Bridge motor controllers, lasercutter mini projects, etc.
Sailing! and other adventures
My paper on designing an inexpensive six-axis force-torque sensor was accepted to ICRA 2020. 🎉