Sangbae Kim: Inspired by Nature
MIT Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots. Professor Kim's current project — a robot inspired by the special abilities of the cheetah — runs at high speeds with an energy efficiency similar to animals.
Read more about his work: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/mit-cheetah-robot-0308.html
Department of Mechanical Engineering