ABS plastic, 18 RC servos, Pololu serial servo controller. Tripod gait
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).
Small vending machine to stock Arduinos in student-run machine shop at MIT
Created $200 robots to replace 6.01 robots, which cost several thousand dollars.
Prototype for a yoyo with a built-in persistence of vision display
ESP8266 2 wheel-drive robot, serving webpage with controls using SPIFF and websockets, and same for Roomba (over serial interface).
Organized and held hackathon emphasizing positive creative power of feminism.
Won grant and ran EL wire workshop with two friends.
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 lasercut drawing robot arm, coupled with online class. Successful $20k kickstarter.
Created multi-robots with overhead tracking, intended for second kickstarer.
Flask webapps, H Bridge motor controllers, lasercutter mini projects, etc.
Sailing! and other adventures
Used static site generator Hexo to build my portfolio website
Staubli robot arm, programmed to stipple with vcode -> gcode -> processing (or alternatively via SVG Inkscape to gcode converter).
For 6.163 Strobe Lab final project, attempted to implement : Background-oriented schlieren imaging