Pushing the boundaries of microrobotics research

Imagine swarms of robots smaller than 1/50th the diameter of a single strand of human are injected into a human working together to provide targeted lifesaving treatments without the need for invasive surgery. ARA is on a mission to make this a reality. ​

200-micron diameter artificial cells are manipulated with a rotating magnetic field and directionally controlled using an Xbox controller


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Due to their small size, microrobotics could be leveraged for numerous applications from pharmaceutical research to data encryption to defense.  ​

Dr. Louis William Rogowski  Lead Investigator​ •  802-728-4588