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Piccolo Kitchen




MAS: Media Arts and Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

Kent Larson

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Suleiman Alhadidi (alhadidi@media.mit.edu)

Project Description

The City Science Group (Changing Places) at The Media Lab is seeking a UROP for the IAP or Spring of 2020. This is for an undergraduate enrolled at MIT/Wellsley with demonstrated skills/experience in Robotics, electronics development and industrial engineering. Experience in architecture, environmental psychology or social science is a plus. You will conduct prototype development research and run user study on modular robotic architecture systems such as a transformable kitchen unit and develop one component of the following: _Foldable modular panels _Expandable/flexible plumbing and mechanical attachments _Surface based heating/cooling cook top interface


Any of the following: _Digital Fabrication and workshop knowledge. _PCB fabrication. _Arduino/motor controllers Relevant URLs (if applicable): https://www.media.mit.edu/projects/piccolo-kitchen/overview/