Dario Floreano




G. E. Tamo, A. Maesani, S. Träger, M. Degiacomi and D. Floreano et al. Disentangling constraints using viability evolution principles in integrative modeling of macromolecular assemblies, in Scientific Reports, vol. 7, num. 235, 2017.
S. Mintchev, S. D. de Rivaz and D. Floreano. Insect-Inspired Mechanical Resilience for Multicopters, in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, p. 1248 - 1255, 2017.
P. Ramdya, R. Thandiackal, R. Cherney, T. Asselborn and R. Benton et al. Climbing favours the tripod gait over alternative faster insect gaits, in Nature Communications, vol. 8, p. 14494, 2017.
A. Tonazzini, S. Mintchev, B. Schubert, B. Mazzolai and J. Shintake et al. Variable Stiffness Fiber with Self-Healing Capability, in Advanced Materials, vol. 28, num. 46, p. 10105, 2016.
J. Shintake, S. Rosset, B. E. Schubert, D. Floreano and H. Shea. Versatile soft grippers with intrinsic electroadhesion based on multifunctional polymer actuators, in Advanced Materials, vol. 28, num. 2, p. 231-238, 2016.
A. Maesani, P. Ramdya, S. Cruchet, K. Gustafson and R. Benton et al. Fluctuation-driven neural dynamics reproduce Drosophila locomotor patterns, in Plos Computational Biology, vol. 11, num. 11, p. e1004577, 2015.
D. Floreano and R. J. Wood. Science, technology and the future of small autonomous drones, in Nature, vol. 521, p. 460-466, 2015.
P. Ramdya, P. Lichocki, S. Cruchet, L. Frisch and W. Tse et al. Mechanosensory interactions drive collective behaviour in Drosophila, in Nature, vol. 519, p. 233–236, 2015.

Dario Floreano

Full Professor


Fields of Expertise

  • Flying Robots
  • Evolutionary Robots
  • Soft Robots
  • Bio-inspired Robots
  • Bio-inspired Artificial Intelligence
  • Psychophysics
  • Neural Computation