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WIB-San Francisco: YWIB Visits Stanford University CHARM Lab
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WIB-San Francisco: YWIB Visits Stanford University CHARM Lab

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST
Where: Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratories (MERL)
447 Santa Theresa St
Stanford, CA  94305
United States
Contact: WIB-San Francisco

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Want to learn about the science of touch (haptics)? Join us at Stanford University's MERL on February 28, 2019 where our speakers will show you how they use specialized robots to study touch in a virtual environment.

Please complete the YWIB permission forms located here.



3:00 p.m.   Check In (Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratories (MERL), Stanford University
3:15 p.m.   Introductory Talk
3:35 p.m.   Walk to CHARM lab in MERL
3:45 p.m.   CHARM lab Demos
4:30 p.m.   Questions and Wrap Up


YWIB age group

9th-12th grade


Pricing Information

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members: Free 


Online Registration Deadline:

February 27, 2019

Walk-Ins Accepted?



Maximum Capacity



Parking Information

Meter spots are available on Santa Teresa behind the MERL building, but are commonly full. The Tresidder Union lot is generally more open, and spots are reserved for multiple hours via a pay station. The Roble field parking garage is also convenient. The Via Ortega parking garage, located at Via Ortega and Panama Street is another option.

Directions from Public Transit

If you are coming from Palo Alto or Caltrain, the Marguerite Free Shuttle is a convenient way to get to the lab. Take the A line and get off at Main Oval or take the B line and get off at Terman.



Stanford University CHARM lab