NASA's Nature-Inspired Exploration for Aerospace (NIEA) 2017 Summit


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Wednesday — Friday
October 4, 2017 —
October 6, 2017
8:00am — 8:00pm ET

The MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative travels to NASA's NIEA conference this week, to present our  biomimicry and nature-inspired research. Six Media Lab researchers and recent alums have been accepted to give talks or present posters: 

Kate Adamala (Visiting Appointment alum, SN) on "Bioengineering with Synthetic Minimal Cells"

Ariel Ekblaw (RE) on "Nature-Inspired Assembly: Biomimetic Approaches of the MIT Media Lab Space Initiative" 

Shannon Johnson (SN) & Andreas Mershin (CBA) on "Shifted Wavelength Photosynthesis for Biomass Production"

Viirj Kan (TMG alum) on "Multi-output Biomaterial Displays with Organic Primitives"

Xin Liu (FI alum, and research affiliate) on "Orbit Weaver: Arachnids Inspired Navigation in Zero Gravity" 

Jifei Ou (TMG)  on "Cillia: 3D Printing Functional Hair-Like Structures"

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