Robotic Molecules: Self-repairing and Self-assembling Machine
Supervisor: Dr Shuhei Miyashita
The goal of this project is to develop a totally new approach for the realization of self-repairable and self-assemble machines. We literally aim at making "living LEGO". Inspired by biomolecules self-assemble into 3D structure, and there are merely 20 types of amino acids (building components), the project will develop robotic molecules that interact and spontaneously form a higher dimensional structure. Likewise other programs in our group, this program addresses the principle, design, and implementation of developed mechanisms.
See our work at: https://youtu.be/tcyxgoOsMs8
Prospective applicants should have an engineering or science degree. The project involves practical and/or theoretical activities.