Seminar Program

22.07.2020, 16h00 CEST
Prof. Dr. Vivek Prakash, University of Miami
Surprising tradeoffs and consequences of locomotion in simple, enigmatic marine animals

 


09.09.2020, 14h00 (2 Talks, each 20+10min)
M. Sc. Gianmarco Ducci, UC Louvain, Belgium
Title to be announced.
Abstract to be announced
M. Sc. Henja-Niniane Wehmann, Rostock U, Germany
Title to be announced.
Abstract to be announced


16.09.2020, 14h00
Prof. Frédéric Boyer and Dr. Johann Hérault, IMT Atlantique, France
Title to be announced.

Abstract to be announced


23.09.2020, 14h00
Dr. Ramiro Godoy-Diana, PMMH, ESPCI Paris
Title to be announced.

Abstract to be announced


07.10.2020, 14h00
Dr. Franck Ruffier, ISM (Institut des Sciences du Mouvement), Aix-Marseille Université
Title to be announced.

Abstract to be announced


14.10.2020, 14h00

Dr. Jorn Cheney, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom
Changes in bird wing shape with glide speed

Abstract to be announced


28.10.2020, 14h00

Dr. Chandan Bose, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Liège, Belgium
Title to be announced.

Abstract to be announced


16.12.2020, 14h00
Dr. Julien Serres, ISM (Institut des Sciences du Mouvement), Aix-Marseille Université
Title to be announced.

Abstract to be announced

Past talks

15.07.2020, 14h00
Prof. Dr. Emily Baird, Stockholm University, Sweden
Visually guided control of landing: Surprising lessons from bees

08.07.2020, 10h00
Prof. Dr. Stanislav Gorb, Kiel University
Fly Walking on the Ceiling: Animal Attachment Devices and Biologically-Inspired Reversible Adhesives


01.07.2020, 10h00 CEST ( 5pm local time )
Prof. Dr. Kosuke Suzuki, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Shinshu University
Numerical simulations of a butterfly-like flapping wing-body model: effects of wing planform, mass, and flexibility.


24.06.2020, 16h00 CEST
Prof. Dr. Jan-Henning Dirks,  Biological Structures and Biomimetics, HS Bremen, Germany
The insect exoskeleton – a versatile tool for locomotion


17.06.2020, 15h00 CEST
Prof. Dr. Florian Mujires,  Departement of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, NL
Maneuvering flight in flies and robots.


10.06.2020, 15h00 CEST ( 9am local time )
Prof. Dr. Alper Erturk, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Woodruff Professor of Mechanical Engineering // Smart Structures and Dynamical Systems Laboratory // G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Bio-inspired actuation and aquatic locomotion using piezoelectric materials


27.05.2020, 16h00 CEST ( 10am local time )
Ersan Demirer, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Fish-like locomotion using bio-inspired plates


29.04.2020, 14h00 CEST
Dr. Dmitry Kolomenskiy, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Chiba University, Japan
Quantitative estimates in the fluid dynamics of bristled wings of small insects


15.04.2020, 14h00 CEST
Truong Hung, Aix-Marseille University, France
Modelling of flexible insect wings using mass-spring system