Reading1: Automatic Design and Manufacture of Artificial Lifeforms, H. Lipson and J. Pollack (2000), Nature 406, pp. 974-978 (Paper pdf)
Reading2: Evolutionary robotics, J. Bongard Communications of the ACM, 56(8): 74-85, 2013 (Paper pdf)
Review Assignment: Submit review on reading 1.
Optional Extras: Josh Bongard's lab website with many resources for evolutionary experiments, and one his famous papers on self-repairing robots that evolve new locomotion after damage (Science 2006)