Integrating nature and robotics, from slithering to swarms. Dr. Matt Robertson is the Mitchell Professor reinventing robots via the natural world.
As announced in January 2021, the Mitchell Professors are five engineering researchers, funded by a gift from Bruce Mitchell, Sc’68, DSc’20, to explore the frontiers of how humanity and machines coexist. The Mitchell Professors reside in various departments at the Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS). They are also all members of Ingenuity Labs. For more information about these professors, please read the story in the Queen’s Gazette as well as the FEAS news article.
Dr. Matt Robertson is the Mitchell Professor in Bio-Inspired Robotics. To learn about his research, please watch his lecture below titled Balance on the Multi-material Robotics.