Q&A with Katherine Kuchenbecker

November 2nd, 2010

Mechanical engineer Katherine Kuchenbecker tells a story about one of the most compelling videos she’s ever seen about the sense of touch…..

“This is the most vivid demonstration I’ve ever seen of the importance of the sense of touch in everything we do,” says Kuchenbecker, the Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics in Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. “The only way we change anything in the world is through moving and touching it, acting on it, unless you have a brain-computer interface.”

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