New Frontiers in BioInspiration Series
Date and timeMonday, June 22, 2020 - 13:00
We are excited to announce that in lieu of our annual in-person symposium, the Center for Evolutionary Materials will host via Zoom a New Frontiers in BioInspiration Series to encourage intellectual stimulation and promote interdisciplinary collaborations.
All meetings start at 1PM with a contributed talk to be followed by an invited speaker presentation.. Registration is free - register here to receive the zoom link for all dates in the series: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckc-6tqT0sGtIkdt38ueS1S...
June 15: Andrew Biewener, Lyman Professor of Biology, Harvard University, "Maneuvering flight in birds: exploring visual clues and guidance laws linked to bioinspired UAV flight through cluttered environments"
June 22: Joan Edwards, Samuel Fessenden Clarke Professor of Biology, Williams College, "Bioinspiration from ultrafast plants"
June 29: Reika Katsumata, Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, “Ultrasmall nanoparticles meet big molecules: dynamics to structures”
July 6: Patricia Brennan, Assistant Professor of Biology, Mount Holyoke College, "Genital coevolution and its impact on material properties of vaginal tissues"