Orit Peleg and fireflies

Talking with the fireflies: Orit Peleg receives CAREER Award and Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

Feb. 17, 2023

Assistant Professor of computer science Orit Peleg has just received $900,000 over the next five years to learn how fireflies in a swarm synchronize their lighting displays. She's using LEDs, VR and big tents in the wilderness to signal to the fireflies... and they're signaling back.