CBID Events

June 7 2018

Thomas Spencer from David Hu’s lab explains his work to industry representatives and scientists during CBIDs lab tour

As part of the Innovation Research Interchange, CBID hosted members of industry, the Biomimicry Innovation Research Center @ the University of Akron, and Great Lakes Biommicry for a lab tour and networking mixer.  

Sept 2019

6th International Conference in Bionic Engineering

The International Society of Bionic Engineering announces the 6th International Conference of Bionic Engineering (ICBE2019) will be held in Changchun, China, September 10-13, 2019. The conference will be sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

 The theme of ICBE2019 is Higher, Holier, Healthier, which is geared towards exploring new ideas and accomplishments for the practice of bio-inspired design and manufacture, while offering innovative solutions.  Selected papers will be recommended to the Journal of Bionic Engineering

Please visit the conference website for more detailed information. 

August 2018

NASA’s Nature Inspired Exploration of Aerospace working group will hold their annual summit in August 2018 in Cleveland. Participants will explore biologically-inspired solutions relevant to aerospace and space

exploration problems.

November, 2018

Join the American Physical Society in November for the annual meeting hosted by the Division of Fluid Mechanics. There’s sure to be plenty of work on animal-fluid interactions!.


The University of Akron Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center has issued calls for applications for several Biomimicry Fellowships (industrial graduate assistantships). Sponsor-specific recruiting profiles are accessible here.

Center for Biologically Inspired Design
(CBID) at Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA 30332-0230