Humans have turned to nature for inspiration and solutions for a long time. But a formal methodology — drawing on peer-reviewed biological research — has only evolved over the last several decades.
Biomimicry is an emerging discipline that seeks to emulate nature’s strategies and principles to create sustainable solutions to human challenges.
Now, the Biomimicry Center and School of Sustainability at Arizona State University are excited to announce the launch of the new undergraduate biomimicry certificate.
The 18-credit undergraduate certificate in biomimicry provides a comprehensive introduction to sustainable bio-inspired design while developing the skills to innovate inspired by nature.
By asking the question: “How would nature do this?”, biomimics around the world are creating products, processes, companies and policies that are well adapted to life on Earth over the long haul. Examples include turbine blades designed like whale fins to reduce drag and stronger fiber optics produced like sea sponges.
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