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CWSF 2005 - Vancouver, British Columbia

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Nishant Balakrishnan

Leech Bot
Division:Engineering & Computing Sciences
Region:Manitoba Schools Science Symposium
City:Winnipeg, MB
School:Manitoba Schools Science Symposium
Abstract:A biologically inspired robot modeled after observing the motion of leeches and worms has been built and tested. The robot is controlled by microprocessor. Potential applications include construction industries, remote monitoring of ecosystems, space applications and areas were humans may not be able to access easily.

Awards Value
George Fletcher Award
Sponsor: Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists
Honourable Mention - Engineering
Sponsor: Youth Science Foundation Canada