Workshop: Modular Origami-Techniques
Do you want to learn how origami helps researchers to develop these new materials and robots? Come join this workshop in which we will use modular origami-techniques to build our own reconfigurable metamaterial with Bas Overvelde.
Bas Overvelde is the Director of the Soft Robotic Matter group at AMOLF, an academic institute for fundamental physics with high societal relevance in Amsterdam. He works at the crossroads of metamaterial design and the field of soft robotics. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering cum laude at the Delft University of Technology and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, the United States. Pioneering his field of research, Overvelde works collaboratively with art institutions, inventors, designers and architects. Studio Overvelde is a design-laboratory that focuses on material architecture; it develops functional and aesthetic solutions to design questions by creating and developing new materials.