Alexander Alexeev, Georgia Institute of Technology (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Georgia Tech mechanical engineering assistant professor Alexander Alexeev proposes using flexible wings that are driven by a simple sinusoidal flapping motion for micro-scale air vehicles. This avoids some of the design challenges involved in mimicking the complex combination of pitching and plunging motions insects use. Credit Georgia Tech/Gary Meek Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.