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Iron Man actor joins forces with biomechatronics professor.

October 25, 2022
Robert Downey Jr and Professor Hugh Herr
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Robert Downey Jr. got to wear Iron Man’s suit playing fictional MIT alum Tony Stark on the big screen. But he marveled at what he called “real-world technology miracles” when he met up with Professor Hugh Herr, who coleads MIT’s K. Lisa Yang Center for Bionics, in July. Downey serves on the center’s executive advisory board. 

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