EcoWalk gets started

The German Research Foundation granted a 3-year project for a collaboration with the Dynamic Locomotion Group at MPI-IS in Stuttgart. The hiring is almost completed, updates to follow soon.

Don’t break a leg

The control objective for bipedal gait is a matter of debate in the biomechanics community. Model driven studies suggested stability in the sense of aiming for returning to a previous steady-state after perturbation. Experiments with birds, the largest population of bipedal animals, in combination with a simulation study suggests that the control objective might be something else. Check out our new article in the Journal of Experimental Biology.