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Bioinspired Engineering of Exploration Systems for NASA and DoD

Sarita Thakoor, Javaan Chahl, M. V. Srinivasan, L. Young, Frank Werblin, Butler Hine, Steven Zornetzer
2002 Artificial Life  
A new approach called bioinspired engineering of exploration systems (BEES) and its value for solving pressing NASA and DoD needs are described.  ...  A BEES approach to developing lightweight low-power autonomous flight systems should be useful for flight control of such biomorphic flyers for both NASA and DoD needs.  ...  of California, Berkeley, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and was sponsored by the NASA Intelligent Systems Program, the DARPA CBBS program contract N66001  ... 
doi:10.1162/106454602321202426 pmid:12650645 fatcat:xdvs2y4yufbrbkokdyrn7bjtai

PeTaL (Periodic Table of Life) and Physiomimetics

Shyam, Friend, Whiteaker, Bense, Dowdall, Boktor, Johny, Reyes, Naser, Sakhamuri, Kravets, Calvin (+6 others)
2019 Designs  
The Periodic Table of Life (PeTaL) is a system design tool and open source framework that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to aid in the systematic inquiry of nature for its application to human systems  ...  (Virtual Interchange for Nature-inspired Exploration), a virtual collaborative aimed at generating data, research and applications centered on nature.  ...  We acknowledge the support of Lucinda Allen (Alcion Technologies) and Wendy Berndt (NASA GRC) for their logistics and organizational support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/designs3030043 fatcat:miisa7oznjffro3scgtq5zb4h4

Page 1394 of Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics Vol. 34, Issue 5 [page]

Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics  
, pp. 283-294. doi: 10.1098/rstb. 1992.0106 Thakoor, S., Chahl, J., Srinivasan, M., Young, L., Werblin, F., Hine, B., et al., “Bioinspired Engineering of Exploration Systems for NASA and DoD,” Artificial  ...  Ruffier, F., and Franceschini, N., “Octave, A Bioinspired Visuo-Motor Control System for The Guidance of Micro-Air Vehicles,” Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol  ... 

2009 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting Embraces Topics from Electronics to Energy

2009 MRS bulletin  
basic research for air force needs, and transitioning technologies to DoD and industry.  ...  This was used for particle trapping of polystyrene spheres. Aizenberg concluded that these bioinspired architectures have enormous potential for a variety of future applications.  ...  David Stepp of the Materials Science Division of the Army Research Office (ARO) said the realization of unprecedented materials properties will enable revolutionary devices and systems for the soldier  ... 
doi:10.1557/mrs2009.161 fatcat:kmtidj2muvduleyrfd5hig54si

From Cellular Mechanotransduction to Biologically Inspired Engineering

Donald E. Ingber
2010 Annals of Biomedical Engineering  
for applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.  ...  systems as therapeutic extracorporeal devices for sepsis therapy, and new DNA-based nanobiotechnology approaches that permit construction of artificial tensegrities that mimic properties of living materials  ...  Acknowledgments The research described in this lecture was supported by grants from NIH, NASA, NSF, DARPA, DoD, CIMIT, ARO, and Wyss Institute, and the author is a recipient of a DoD Breast Cancer Innovator  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10439-010-9946-0 pmid:20140519 pmcid:PMC2913424 fatcat:hwerhb2olvhj5bvn6brusbticq

2005 MRS Spring Meeting Mixes the Aesthetics and Science of Materials Research

2005 MRS bulletin  
In fact, NASA has identified laser diodes as one of the major risk areas in the deployment of laser systems in space. H.  ...  Blaize of NASA Langley described efforts to create an end-to-end autonomous landing system incorporating lidar (i.e., laser radar) to provide the data necessary for safe pinpoint landing on Mars, given  ...  such tools were at hand for scientists and engineers.  ... 
doi:10.1557/mrs2005.137 fatcat:sfpa2hfzw5aszhv2lxzmll2piy

Blockchain System Defensive Overview for Double-Spend and Selfish Mining Attacks: A Systematic Approach

Kervins Nicolas, Yi Wang, George C. Giakos, Bingyang Wei, Hongda Shen
2020 IEEE Access  
Blockchain-based approaches have been applied to secure data in the fields of the Internet of Things, software engineering, healthcare systems, financial services, and smart power grids.  ...  It presents a comparison framework for existing and future research on blockchain security. Finally, some recommendations are proposed for blockchain researchers and developers.  ...  Air Force, the Office of Naval Research, DOD, NASA, the National Academy of Sciences, Lockheed Martin, Philips, Cleveland Clinic, and Varian Medical Systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3047365 fatcat:6ofb6os2mfea7alfc3l4hnbqly

Microfabrication and Characterization of a Selectively Metallized W-Band Meander-Line TWT Circuit

Sean Sengele, Hongrui Jiang, John H. Booske, Carol L. Kory, Daniel W. van der Weide, R. Lawrence Ives
2009 IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices  
In this paper, we describe the design, fabrication, and testing of an innovative meander-line slow-wave structure for a W-band traveling-wave tube (TWT).  ...  ) regimes for radar, communications, electronic warfare, and scientific applications [1] .  ...  and bioinspiration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ted.2009.2015416 fatcat:kaoqcva7vfbrhguohxdymezkpq

Innovative and Responsible Governance of Converging Technologies [chapter]

Mihail C. Roco, David Rejeski, George Whitesides, Jake Dunagan, Alexander MacDonald, Erik Fisher, George Thompson, Robert Mason, Rosalyn Berne, Richard Appelbaum, David Feldman, Mark Suchman
2013 Science Policy Reports  
Emerging technologies have the promise to bring higher than normal returns on public and private investment because of their transforming and disruptive nature.  ...  Below are three illustrations of government investment, in information technology, the Human Genome Project, and the National Nanotechnology Initiative.  ...  NSF, DOD, NASA support for innovation in converging technologies (nano-bio-info-…) Education and training Interdisciplinary Grant for Education, Research and Training ( IGERT) program at NSF  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02204-8_10 fatcat:dd5er3lpwvhs5bvxjj2l2rytd4

Biological inspired behavioral strategies for autonomous aerial explorers on Mars

L. Plice, B. Lau, G. Pisanich, L.A. Young
2003 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.03TH8652)  
exploration.  ...  Prototypes and test missions addressing the difficulties of implementation and their solutions are also described.  ...  Random In seeking inspiration fiom biology for application to engineering, initially a wide variety of living creature behavioral models, and modeling issues, were considered for a range of exploration  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2003.1235060 fatcat:tg4mtksnyzclpd7a33rbofszbi

Materials Challenges from Energy to Biomaterials Forge through the 2008 MRS Spring Meeting

2008 MRS bulletin  
Examines issues that span the technology spectrum and provides essential background to put the broad range of energy sectors in perspective.  ...  .; NASA Langley Research Center; NSF; and PolarOnyx, Inc. Symposium Support: ALA ScientificInstruments, Inc.; Multi Channel Systems; Nokia Corp.; and Plexon, Inc.  ...  Liu (Peking Univ.) described work on the engineering of nanotubes for devices.  ... 
doi:10.1557/mrs2008.228 fatcat:blpgu35ljjfsnah4c3alowmnnu

Department of Defense (DoD) The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER US AIR FORCE

Cynthia Long, Tamara Grossman, Perry Onderdonk, Richard Lane, Product Sales, Gina Nash, Alionscience Com
The AMMTIAC Quarterly   unpublished
The Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Center of Excellence serves as the central coordination point for UXO Research Development Testing & Engineering (RDT&E) within DoD, the Department of Homeland Security, state  ...  The center also provides visibility of UXO activities to senior DoD officials in order to ensure DoD UXO policy objectives and capability requirements are met while avoiding duplication of effort.  ...  Johnson Space Center The Johnson Space Center (JSC), the lead NASA center for human exploration for more than 40 years, seeks to develop technology that helps meet NASA mission needs and contributes to  ... 

The BioWall: an electronic tissue for prototyping bio-inspired systems

G. Tempesti, D. Mange, A. Stauffer, C. Teuscher
Proceedings 2002 NASA/DoD Conference on Evolvable Hardware  
are extremely well adapted to the implementation of many different kinds of bio-inspired systems.  ...  The BioWall's size and features are designed for public exhibition, but at the same time it represents an invaluable research tool, particularly since its complete programmability and cellular structure  ...  We thank Moad Brahami and Martin Duvanel for von Neumann's constructor, Julien Pilet and Maciej Kupiec Gavillet for the implementation of Turing's neural networks, and Hans Jaeckle for 2D Firefly.  ... 
doi:10.1109/eh.2002.1029888 dblp:conf/eh/TempestiMST02 fatcat:dkozixpajvekzijsfehlllowmi

Best of Both Worlds: Synergistically Derived Material Properties via Additive Manufacturing of Nanocomposites

Mia Carrola, Amir Asadi, Han Zhang, Dimitrios G. Papageorgiou, Emiliano Bilotti, Hilmar Koerner
2021 Advanced Functional Materials  
Innovative, advanced materials are key to faster development cycles in disruptive technologies for bioengineering, defense, and transportation sectors.  ...  performance, explore emergent properties, as well as improve the AM process itself.  ...  It was suggested that this novel processing technology could be used in bioinspired soft robotic systems.  ... 
doi:10.1002/adfm.202103334 fatcat:bcztu3rji5aq7hjk7mhxzlibsy

Smart rotorcraft field assistants for terrestrial and planetary science

L.A. Young, E.W. Aiken, G.A. Briggs
2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings (IEEE Cat. No.04TH8720)  
Robotic rotorcraft and other vertical lift planetary aerial vehicle also hold promise for supporting planetary science missions.  ...  researchers by providing an entirely new suite of sophisticated field tools.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the many people who are contributing to the development and demonstration of robotic helicopters for field science investigations for both terrestrial  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2004.1367616 fatcat:afemppbrirdfzcrbl4l6fl54aa
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