June 4, 2002
Howie Choset, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (ME) and ECE, is one of the world's 100 Top Young Innovators in MIT's June 2002 Technology Review Magazine. The list includes individuals whose innovative work in business and technology has a profound impact on today's world. Choset's research involves development of the snake robot and other mechanical and control strategies for urban search, rescue and structure inspections. He also has worked on developing robots to seek and remove land mines and was honored during a May 23 event at MIT called, "The Innovation Economy: How Technology is Transforming Existing Businesses and Creating New Ones."