U of T News: MIE PhD student builds “swarm intelligence” robots

November 14, 2016 – A single ant or termite is not very intelligent, but in large groups they can perform complex and useful behaviours – like protecting each other or securing food – that make the entire colony seem smart. This, in a nutshell, is the kind of intelligence that Justin Kim (MechE PhD candidate), is trying to bring to tiny robots he’s been building over the past seven months in a basement lab of U of T’s mining building. Read more at U of T News.

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