Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University 

Provo, UT 84602

(801) 422-2625

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Veritasium features Dr. Robert Lang and the CMR's origami-based research

In a thrilling YouTube video, Veritasium shows Dr. Lang's mathematical approach to origami and explores the engineering applications of origami. The video explains how origami--especially thick origami--can give structures beneficial motions unattainable by other means. Dr. Howell shows examples of origami in engineering created by the CMR, which include an expandable catheter, a collapsible bulletproof barrier, and deployable forceps.


Recently, the video has reached over 3 million views.


You can view the video here.

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