Swarmbot Assemblages

8/4/2016: Kirstin co-organizes workshop on Swarmbot Assemblages at the Smart Geometry Conference, Sweden.

Paper published in Advanced Materials

18/5/2016: Paper on soft actuators published in Advanced Materials.

Member of Max Planck ETH

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

Paper published in Behavioral Processes

31/7/2015: Paper on building behavior of Macrotermes published in Behavioral Processes.

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.

Ph.D. Defense

14/9/2016: Kirstin defends her Ph.D. with Professor Radhika Nagpal in the SSR-lab at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Paper published in Science

02/14/2014: Paper on termite-inspired robot construction teams appear in and on the cover of Science. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/343/6172/754 science_front_cover


Kirstin co-organizes NERC2013, Northeast Robotics Colloquium, at Harvard University.