Lecture | May 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University
In many of the challenges faced by the modern world, from overcrowded road networks to overstretched healthcare systems, large benefits for society come about from small changes by very many individuals. We describe a framework for designing "nudge engines, focusing on influencing commuter behavior to reduce urban congestion. The framework consists of monetarily incentivizing commuters to make... More >
Lecture | May 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Cory Hall, 490 (Swarm Conference Room)
Tom Zajdel, EECS
In this talk, I will present our work to co-opt the natural detection capabilities of bacteria for hybrid biosensing platforms. We will cover sundry techniques that we have developed to help realize rapid, in situ sensing for microbiorobotics platforms.