IB 411: Bioinspiration

Course Details

Description: Focuses on how experts in biology and technological fields find inspiration in nature and use it as a model to make technological innovations and solve societal problems. In the future, our day-to-day living, health, and the environment will benefit from interdisciplinary teams using findings in basic biological research for technological innovation. Topics to be explored include human health, efficient architecture, cooperative control, robotics, swarm logic, and advanced biological materials.
IB Area(s):A3
Offered Online: Yes
Course Offered in Semester(s): Fall
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Syllabus: PDF of Course Syllabus