Professor Metin Sitti and his Ph.D. Student, Uyiosa Abusomwan, Win First Place in the Poster Session at the Adhesion Society Conference-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, March 10, 2014

Professor Metin Sitti and his Ph.D. Student, Uyiosa Abusomwan, Win First Place in the Poster Session at the Adhesion Society Conference

Pictured from R to L: Timothy Long (VA Tech - Program Chair), Uyiosa Abusomwan (CMU), Genevieve Devaud (Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp. - 2nd Prize Winner), and Carlos Barrios (3M - Program Editor)
Pictured from R to L: Timothy Long (VA Tech - Program Chair), Uyiosa Abusomwan (CMU), Genevieve Devaud (Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp. - 2nd Prize Winner), and Carlos Barrios (3M - Program Editor)

Congratulations to Professor Metin Sitti and Ph.D. Candidate, Uyiosa Abusomwan, on taking First prize at the Adhesion Society Conference for their poster entitled, "Particle Rolling on a Gecko-inspired Microfiber Adhesive Interface" on February 26, 2014.

Abusomwan is a member of Professor Metin Sitti's NanoRobotics Lab at CMU.  Specifically, he works with Professor Sitti on Gecko Hair Manufacturing research, which was recently featured in the MechE news as well as on CMU's College of Engineering's website.