University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa FL 33620, (813) 974-5645 Updated: October 12th, 2006




GASTROBOT literally means:

“Robot with a Stomach”.


GASTROBOTS are therefore machines that power themselves through the digestion of food.


GASTROBOTS aspire to be autonomous and totally energy self-sufficient when operating in an unstructured natural outdoor environment.