Congratulations to PhD student Cyndia Cao for winning the ASCE Earth & Space Conference 2021 (https://www.earthspaceconference.org/) Best Student Paper Competition. She presented her work during one of the plenary speaker sessions of the conference and was selected by a panel of judges. The work is entitled “Dynamic Analysis of Gyroscopic Force Redistribution for a Wheeled […]
Congratulations to PhD students Juan Romero and Sebastian Lee for presenting their work at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology regarding their work studying interaction forces of butterflyfish and squirrels, respectively. Romero, JA; Wainwright, P; Stuart, H (2021) “Experimentally decoding the forces of butterflyfish on anchored prey.” INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE […]
EDG graduate students were awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Juan Romero) and the 2020 John and Janet McMurtry Fellowship (Wilson Torres). These awards are funding these students to conduct cutting edge research in remote robotic manipulation and assistive hand technologies. In addition, Wilson was awarded the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) award for […]
Undergraduate researchers Daniel Santos and Ethan Chung recently presented posters about their EDG research activities at the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow showcase, respectively. Great work!
EDG graduate students Laura Treers, Michael Abbott and Monica Li all earned 3-4 year fellowships to pursue exciting research topics starting this Fall 2019. Laura was awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship for her work on arthropod-inspired robots. Michael was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for his work characterizing […]