Vijay Kumar was quoted in Gizmodo India's "Flying Rescue Drones Will Claw Like Eagles And Swarm Like Bees"
June 2, 2015
Flying Rescue Drones Will Claw Like Eagles And Swarm Like Bees
By: Bryan Lufkin | Posted 13 May 2015
Nature-inspired engineering isn't new-but engineers are still finding new ways to take cues from Mother Nature. We got the beastly lowdown at day 3 of the RoboUniverse conference in New York this morning.
Vijay Kumar, who's recently been named Dean of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered a keynote about the future of flying 'bots. He and his colleagues look to the animal kingdom for design ideas.