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.

ELI Research Award

29/9/16: Congratulations to Sam Rosenstein for receiving the Engineering Learning Initiatives Award for his work on automated software to study social insects!

Assistant Professor

1/8/2016: Kirstin starts as Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, New York.

Member of Max Planck ETH

01/08/2015: Kirstin becomes a member of the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems.

Among the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2014!

18/12/2014: Work on collective construction robots and Kilobots voted among the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2014 by Science.

Starting Postdoctoral Position

22/10/2014: Kirstin starts a postdoctoral position with Director Metin Sitti in the Physical Intelligence Department at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany.