Kirstin H. Petersen
Bio-inspired robotics; soft robotics; swarm intelligence; bio-cyber physical systems; autonomous construction
Current Research Interest
Swarm intelligence; embodied intelligence; bio-cyber physical systems; human-swarm interaction; soft robotics
OISE Early Career Faculty Champion Award
Max Planck Fellowship for Postdoctoral Work
Max Planck Society Elisabeth Schiemann Kolleg Fellow
Science Magazine Top Ten Scientific Achievements of 2014
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.