BAM News

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Wissa publishes article on Nature website

2022 March 10

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BAM Lab Moves to Princeton University

2022 January 24

BAM Co-Hosts Bioinspired Design Symposium at SICB 2022 in Phoenix, AZ

2022 January 5

BAM Lab at SICB 2022

Insect Robotics and Flying Fish Projects present at SICB 2022 in Phoenix, AZ

2022 January 5

Congratulations to 2021 BAM Graduates!

2021 September 1

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Valeria Saro-Cortes Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2021 March 23

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Anna Alvarez Wins Honorable Mention for Hertz Fellowship

Professor Aimy Wissa

Wissa to investigate flow control devices, interdisciplinary teams with new NSF grants

2020 November 9

Chengfang Duan

Chengfang Duan passes his Prelim

2020 September 22

Ophelia Bolmin

Ophelia Bolmin named Mavis Fellow

2020 June 16

Toyota and the BAM Lab meet in the lab at UIUC

Wissa’s avian-inspired UAV work aids Toyota energy project

2020 April 10

Chenfang, Ophelia and Paul at the BAM lab stand, Sep 13th, 2019

Grainger Engineering Weekend

2019 November 1

Kim wins two best paper awards at the SPIE conference, March 2019

2019 May 1

Professor Wissa, Ophelia, and Professor Dunn at SICB

Ophelia and Professor Wissa present click beetle work at SICB in Tampa, FL

2019 January 17

Paper 2 Tree second annual outreach event

2018 December 10

Bolmin wins a Dissertation Travel Grant from the Graduate College

2018 November 29

Pagano, Yan, Chien, Wissa and Tawfick win the best published paper award on Adaptive Structures in 2017

2018 November 29

Avian Inspired Flight

2018 September 20

Wissa wins the AFOSR’s Young Investigator Award

2018 August 14

Crawling Robot

2018 August 14

Click Beetle Project

2018 August 14

Paper 2 Tree Outreach

2018 March 26

Next Generation School outreach

2018 March 26

Ophelia presenting at Biom'Innovate Challenge

The Click Beetle project wins the 2nd Prize of the Biom’Innovate Challenge in Senlis, France

2018 January 29

Josiah Waite

Congratulations to the 2017 BAM Lab graduates !

2018 January 29

Congratulations to the 2017 BAM Lab graduates!

2017 June 3

Ornithopter Indoor Flight Test

2017 June 2

Professor Aimy Wissa at a table discussing weSTEM topics with other attendees

weSTEM Illinois 2017

2017 February 13

ICAST 2016

2016 November 1


2016 October 31

BAM Lab Summer Progress

2016 August 15

Prof. Wissa, center in orange, and grad student Boris Mandadzhiev, first row in blue, pose together with the GBAM students and the ornithopter.

Girls Building Awesome Machines (GBAM) Outreach

2016 July 21

Example of a bio-inspired drone

Inside Unmanned Systems Features BAM Research

2016 June 14

Computer model of a wing section with feather-inspired flaps

Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship

2016 May 23

Brandon Leung

Undergraduate Research Award

2016 February 16

Ornithopter on display

BAM Lab Featured in MechSE Newsletter

2015 October 27

BAM Lab under construction

Lab Progress

2015 September 10

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2015 Best Paper in Structures Award

2015 September 8