Der ARD-Beitrag „Schnelle Pflanzen“ in W wie Wissen stellt die Forschung der Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg zum Thema Pflanzenbewegungen und Bionik vor. >> zum Beitrag

Thomas Becker vom MDR Thüringen führte ein Interview mit Prof. Thomas Speck (Universität Freiburg)  zum Thema „Lernen vom Efeu heißt klettern lernen“.  >>mehr

The internal think tank of ESA, Advanced Concept Team, is looking for a research fellow (PostDoc) in biomimetics. >> Job description

Special Issues on Biomimetics

Some Special Issues with a focus on biomechanics and biomimetics are open for submission:

Falk Tauber  and Barry W Fitzgerald have written a paper about „How to build a synthetic digestive system for Marvel’s Vision“ in the Journal Superhero Science and Technology.

PhD offer @ Uni Freiburg

The livMats Cluster of Excellence is offering a PhD position:

  • Topic: Mechanical Metamaterials that can adapt and learn
  • Part-time position (65 %), Envisaged start-date: 15 May 2021
  • For questions about the project, please contact Dr. Viacheslav Slesarenko at viacheslav.slesarenko@livmats.uni-freiburg.de

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Exibition: The Machine Inside

The Field Museum, Chicago, shows the exibition „The Machine Inside: Biomechanics“. In this exhibition, meet scientists who investigate these plants and animals …more

Poster Award „4DmultiMATS“

Tiffany Cheng was awarded the 2nd Best Poster Prize by the Baden-Württemberg Foundation at Forschungstag 2020. The poster summarizes her work in the framework of the project „4DmultiMATS – Personalised 3D-and 4D-printing of programmable and self-adjusting multifunctional material systems for sports and medical applications“, which was conducted in collaboration between the Universities of Freiburg und Stuttgart (both members of the Baden-Württemberg Network of Competence „Biomimetics“). >>more

Job offer @ TU Dresden

The Lab Dresden Center for Intelligent Materials (DCIM) offers in the field Materials Informatics – data-driven approaches for materials research a position as Research Associate / Group Leader. The DCIM is focused on novel materials which, as a central component of intelligent systems, feel, think and act autonomously through integrated sensory and actuator functionalities. >>Job description

Special Issues

Some Special Issues with a focus on biomechanics and biomimetics are open for submission:

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