Kirstin H. Petersen

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering

Contact Information

324 Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-9335

Kirstin H. Petersen

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise
Bio-inspired robotics; collective intelligence; embodied intelligence

Current Research Interest
Bio-inspired robot collectives; construction by robot collectives; soft robot collectives; bio-hybrid collectives; decision support systems for robot collectives

Distinction
Max Planck Fellowship for Postdoctoral Work
Max Planck Society Elisabeth Schiemann Kolleg Fellow
Science Magazine Top Ten Scientific Achievements of 2014

Selected Publications
Hines, Lindsey, Kirstin H. Petersen, and Metin Sitti. “Inflated Soft Actuators with Reversible Stable Deformations.” Advanced Materials Communications 28, no. 19 (2016): 3690-3696.

Werfel, Justin, Kirstin H. Petersen, and Radhika Nagpal. “Designing Collective Behavior in a Termite-inspired Robot Construction Team.” Science 343, no. 6172 (2014): 754-758.

Cornell Research Website Article
Robots like Insects