The BYU Compliant Mechanisms Research Group (CMR) involves students and faculty who strive to make an impact by creating compliant mechanism theories and applications that are novel,
used by others, and make a difference for good.
Origami Inspires Tiny Medical Devices
Tiny origami-inspired devices are opening up new possibilities for minimally invasive surgery.
Some of the BYU technology recently licensed to Intuitive Surgical, the leader in robotic surgery.
CMR Built Bullet Proof Origami Shield to Protect Law Enforcement
BYU engineers have created an origami-inspired, lightweight bulletproof shield that can protect law enforcement from gunfire.