Biomimetics, Micro-design, Arctium minus et al Hook and Velcro – A PhD and a Virtual Textbook on Biological Attachment Mechanisms and their Mimicking

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Always looking for work,  I have a good Masters from Bath in Mechanical Engineering.

I have a contacts page.  All three papers are PEER REVIEWED.  The essential research with confocal microscopy was conducted in 2002/3 and the last paper, Part 3, is up-to-date with a publication date of May 2016.

Paper 1 has been published in the Springer-Open special edition on computer hardware design and can be found here:

Paper 2 has been published here:

Paper 3 has been published here:

.  This work seeks to describe the problems involved in making a free foot that would be for all to use to make a reusable, frictional, probablistic (a statistical term referring to the frequency of attachment per impact), strong, light and simple and tiny ~100 micron radius of curvature.


Kind Regards

Bruce Saunders  (Bioman)