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.

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.

Swarm Across the Scales

9/6/2016: Kirstin co-organizes workshop on Design and Coordination of Swarms Across the Scales.