Snake Robot Pioneer (IMAGE) Norwegian University of Science and Technology Caption Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, a professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is a pioneer in her field. She is the first Norwegian to receive the prestigious BODE award for her work with cybernetics/robotics. In addition, she is only the second woman in the world to receive this award -- in a field that is still quite male-dominated Credit Kai Dragland Usage Restrictions With credit and in association with this news release. License Licensed content 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.