National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Find a Nature-Inspired Cluster

Interested in connecting with like-minded individuals? V.I.N.E. has established a network of research clusters (working groups) to explore nature-inspired technology. See the areas of interest below. If you would like to learn more about these clusters or connect with any of the catalysts listed, email grc-vine-biomimicry@lists.nasa.gov. Please specify the name of the cluster in the Subject line of your email.

Cluster Catalyst
Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Sensors, Robotics Schilling / Trease / Robinson
Synthetic Biology, Artificial Evolution and Human Persistence in Space Alexander / Maurer
Multi-functional Materials, Structures, Processing Williams / Maurer
Hybrid and Alternative Manufacturing Reyes
Information, Communication, Education Brown / Eggermont
Systemology Nagel / Mcnamera / Hearn
Energy Conversion, Power, Propulsion and Mobility Peshek
ISRU Trunek