According to her official Bio,
Janine Benyus is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In Biomimicry, she names an emerging discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature’s designs and processes (for instance, solar cells that mimic leaves).
But she has also been a fixture on TreeHugger since we started, described by Jacob as "the woman who opened our eyes to the practice of modeling technology after nature."That's why we are so happy to be media sponsors of the upcoming Education Summit and First Global Conference in Boston and to host a tweet chat with Janine at 4:00 PM, Eastern Daylight Time, Thursday, 6 June. Here is how it works:
2) We will start the ball rolling with a series of questions, and then open it up to the audience. Join us Thursday at 4PM Eastern; 1 PM Pacific.
See all our posts on Biomimicry here.