Extreme Bionics: The Future of Human Ability

Extreme Bionics: The Future of Human Ability


Hugh Herr

Center For Extreme Bionics/MIT Media Lab

Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins Studio

New advancements in genetics, regenerative medicine, and biomechatronics promise to transcend human limitations and end disability as we know it; from optogenetic interfaces with the human nervous system to synthetic appendages that move and feel like biological counterparts! Join this all-star IEEE panel to learn how we’ll soon connect our biology with technology more seamlessly than ever before, extending and transcending human physicality, cognition, creativity and sensory abilities.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate