Séminaire le 7 octobre à 10 h

Shane Windsor nous fera une séminaire intitulé "Biological fluid dynamics and control: Birds, insects, fish and autonomous systems".

Shane Windsor, lecturer à l'université de Bristol, et son étudiant en thèse seront en visite dans l'unité pour collaborer avec Emmanuel début Octobre.
Shane donnera un séminaire intitulé "Biological fluid dynamics and control: Birds, insects, fish and autonomous systems" le vendredi 7 octobre à 10 h dans la salle visioconférence de l'unité à Rennes.

Voici le résumé de son intervention :
Animals live in a world of moving fluids and have evolved many ingenious ways to make use of fluid flows.  In this talk, I will present a whistle-stop tour of a number of different biological systems looking at how different animals interact with fluid flows.  Along the way we will look at:
- How do birds deal with wind?
- How do insects stabilize their flight?
- How do blind fish avoid obstacles?
- What can we learn from biology to help build better unmanned air vehicles?
In answering these questions I hope to illustrate how engineering approaches can be used to study the sensing and control involved with biological fluid dynamics, and to show how this can provide inspiration for the development of autonomous systems.