Self-repairing robotic systems

The research objective of the group is to create biologically inspired extremely robust and reliable electronic systems across a wide range of applications; from communication, through to systems operating in safety-critical environments that are capable to repair themselves and carry on functioning faultlessly.

How can we design such reliable systems? Nature offers some remarkable examples dealing with complexity and unreliability. Living organisms such as the human body, one of the most complex systems ever known, possess an extremely high degree of reliability. This begs the question; “would it be more efficient and less costly to draw inspiration from nature in how it deals with the complexity vs. unreliability issue with such a remarkable degree of efficiency?”

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