“The artificial part of my body is beyond immortal — it’s improving with time.”
Hugh Herr is a bionic innovator who lost his legs and then developed better legs for himself and other amputees.
Hugh is a bionic rock climber supreme.
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About Hugh Herr
Hugh Herr is Associate Professor and leads the Biomechatronics research group at MIT’s Media Lab. The focus of Hugh’s work is on developing bionic limbs for amputees. Two of those bionic limbs are Hugh’s own legs, which he uses for rock-climbing and living his life.