Biomimicry Professor Studies Underwater Walking (video) University of Akron Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption "No one's ever really delved into the physics of underwater walking," says Dr. Henry Astley, a biomimicry professor at University of Akron. Determining which forces dictate underwater walking will answer evolutionary questions, provide insight into the animals of today, and equip engineers with valuable information that will lead to more efficient and elegant underwater walking robots. These robots could have endless applications, aiding in anything from underwater drilling to emergency rescue to exploration. Credit The University of Akron 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.