Advanced Materials Paper

31/05/2017: Review on Fluidic Elastomer Actuators published in Advanced Materials.

Best MEng Project in Category!

10/05/2017: Congratulations to Alberto Guttierrez and Boling Hu for winning first prize in their category at the ECE MEng Poster exhibit, Cornell 2017! Their project concerned updated electronics for the autonomous construction robots.

ECE Early Career Research Scholars Awards

07/05/2017: Congratulations to Mira Kim and Eashan Garg for receiving the ECE Early Research Scholars Award to complete their summer work on new granular materials for soft robots!

ELI research award

28/04/2017: Congratulations to Aleena Kurumunda for receiving the Engineering Learning Initiatives Award for her work towards a new granular material for soft robots!

BOOM Disney Award winner

19/04/2017: Sean Viswanathan wins the Disney award at BOOM (Bits On Our Minds), Cornell University, for his work on Human-Swarm interaction in the context of construction!  

TERMES exhibit in New Zealand

10/12/2016: The TERMES exhibit is on display in the Bug Lab at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa from December 10th-April 17th 2017, (Photo credit The Bug Labs Exhibition Development Team)

Advanced Materials Paper

29/12/2016: Review on Soft Actuators for Small-Scale Robotics published in Advanced Materials.

Acadia 2016 Paper

11/10/2016: Paper on mechanically intelligent swarms creating two-dimensional structures according to user-specified properties, presented by Petra Jenning at the Acadia Conference 2016.

NERC 2016

30/10/2016: NorthEast Robotics Colloquium at Cornell. Eugene and Lawrence present their work on Spider-Insired Jumping Robots, and Kirstin gives a keynote speech on Construction by Robot Collectives.

CS Field Membership

21/10/2016: Kirstin is voted in to the Field of Computer Science at Cornell.