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Jerry Pratt is a research assistant at the Leg Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been at MIT for 10 years, completing his Bachelor Degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering in 1994 and his Masters Degree in Computer Science in 1995. Jerry's research focus is on bipedal walking robots. He is currently writing his PhD Thesis on the design and control of his bipedal robot, Flamingo. In his free time Jerry enjoys board games, video games, sports, and paintball. For more information on robots, visit the MIT Leg Laboratory http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/leglab.

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Scientific American Frontiers
Fall 1990 to Spring 2000
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