[ASC-media] Media alert: Insect Robots

JCA Media jcamedia at starclass.com.au
Fri Aug 20 08:20:15 EST 2004


Sir Mark Oliphant Conferences 2004 Media Alert 

INSECT ROBOTS

The Sir Mark Oliphant Conference on Insect Sensors and Robotics will take place at Emanuel College, at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, starting Monday, August 23, 2004. 

Among its many topics:
*	moth-like flying robots
*	cockroaches as all-terrain vehicles
*	cricket song for navigation
*	fruitflies as wine connoisseurs
*	ant robots as tracker dogs
*	insect night-sight for navigation and safety
*	shrimp eyes to watch over the oceans
*	wasp noses to sniff the wind.

Media are welcome to attend and interview participants.

For more information and registration:
http://isr.rsbs.anu.edu.au/
Ph + 61 (0)7 3871 9100

Professor Mandyam Srinivasan, Australian National University,
M.Srinivasan at anu.edu.au				 	ph 0410 417 685
Professor Max Whitten, University of Queensland, 	
maxw at AOL7.com.au						ph 07 5494 3175 
Profesor Julian Cribb, media contact				ph 0418 639 245


August 20, 2004





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