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Elon Musk?s Half-Baked Robot Is a Clunky First Step

WIRED | October 3, 2022

Quotes Henrik Christensen, director of the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute. Full Story


Experts? judgment on the much-hyped Tesla Bot: Elon Musk speedruns robotics 101

The Verge | October 3, 2022

Quotes Henrik Christensen, director of the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute. Full Story


Bioinspired robots walk, swim, slither and fly

Nature | September 29, 2022

Includes the work of Michael Tolley, a professor with the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute and a mechanical engineer. Full Story


Patricia Hidalgo-Gonzalez Wants to Strengthen the Grid

WIRED | September 29, 2022

The UC San Diego researcher spoke at RE:WIRED Green about ways to use advanced control theory and machine learning to maximize sustainable energy sources. Full Story


Walking for multi-legged creatures is a lot like slithering

Cosmos Magazine | September 12, 2022

By studying several colonies of Argentine ants and multi-legged robots using a computer algorithm, researchers have found that walking (for many-legged creatures) is actually a lot like slithering. They discovered a new mathematical relationship between walking, skipping, slithering, and swimming in viscous fluids, for multi-legged animals and robots. Full Story