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Perspectives on “Stories from the trenches” Jamie Miller & Michael Helms

References Bonser, R. H. C., & Vincent, J. F. V. (2007). Technology trajectories, innovation, and the growth of biomimetics. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 221(10), 1177-1180. Lenau, T. A., Metze, A. L., & Hesselberg, T. (2018, March). Paradigms for biologically inspired design. In Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VIII (Vol. 10593, p. 1059302). International Society for Optics and Photonics. Lepora, N. F., Verschure, P., & Prescott, T. J. (2013). The state of the art in biomimetics. Bioinspiration & biomimetics, 8(1), 013001.

About the author: Dr. Michael Helms is a Research Scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Co-founder of PatternFox Consulting (http://patternfoxconsulting. com/). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where his research focused on improving design creativity. In addition to teaching biologically inspired design and cognitive science at Georgia Tech, Michael has over 40 peer reviewed publications in the field of biologically inspired design. Michael’s recent work focuses on understanding how existing biologically design methods can be applied in industrial settings to increase design innovation and better manage uncertainty.

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