MAE 4 2021

Princeton faculty in engineering and the natural sciences have found a multitude of creative solutions to teach lab courses through the pandemic. For example, instructors for the mechanical and aerospace engineering course “Automated Control Systems” set up systems that allowed engineering students scattered across the globe to program a mechanical arm to balance a swinging rod — a very modern take on the old game of balancing a broom upright in your hand.

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