11 Results for 'Katia Bertoldi'
Sponge-Inspired Architecture for Stronger Buildings
From bridges to skyscrapers to roller coasters, many of the structures city-dwellers see on a daily basis are built using square grid-like frames reinforced with a series of diagonal beams. This design, invented in the 1800s, has changed little over the last 200 years because it is cheap, strong, and lightweight – but not optimal....
Video/AnimationHumans of the Wyss – Faculty Edition with Katia BertoldiOur new interview series, “Humans of the Wyss – Faculty Edition,” features Wyss Institute faculty members discussing how they think about their work, the influences that help shape them as scientists, and their collaborations at the Wyss Institute and beyond. In the first edition of the series, Lindsay Brownell, Wyss Institute Communications team member, talks...
Video/AnimationKirigami CrawlerResearchers at the Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS have built a robot inspired by snakes that uses kirigami cuts in its ‘skin’ to grip the ground when it is inflated. Credit: Harvard SEAS