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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


    Introduction to Bio-Inspired Engineering



    Course Instructor:

    Dr. Christopher Jenkins, PhD, PE is Head of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at Montana State University. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of compliant structures, gossamer spacecraft, and bio-inspired engineering. He has co-authored over 190 technical publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Jenkins has edited several research monographs and published two textbooks, including the new Bio-Inspired Engineering. An Associate Fellow of AIAA, he has taught the popular Gossamer Spacecraft professional development course.