3D Printing of Soft Robots, Biomedical Devices and Electronics

Mentor Name:
Yong Lin Kong

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering



Project Description:

A wide range of potential projects are available on 3D printing: please check out:


Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit

Student Role:

These can be tailored based on the student's interest: potential roles include and not limited to device design, literature, experiments & potentially leading a mini project.

Student Benefits:

Laboratory research experience, experimental planning, 3D printing, team work, potential to co-author research journal publications if the contribution is significant.

Project Duration:

This can be discussed and tailored based on student's goal and interest. As a guideline, a successful student typically spends 10 hours or more per week on the project.

Minimum Requirements:

If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact yong.kong@utah.edu with your CV and academic transcript.