Advanced Technology Lab
200 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155
Department of Biology
My research interests include biomimetic devices and understanding the
neural control of soft-bodied locomotion. I believe using modern
engineering to study biological systems as well as using biology to
answer problems in engineering is where the most novel discoveries will be found.
Western New England University, Springfield MA. B.Sc. in
Neuroscience. Thesis project on a scalable, high resolution,
multi-dimensional strain sensor matrix.
- Soft Material Robotics
Brief introduction to my current research project:
Developing new and robust locomotion strategies has become a center
focus for robotics in recent years. The world of engineering is
beginning to study and implement a variety of biological systems in
their designs. My research seeks to understand the neural control of
locomotion in soft-bodied animals. Through adapting and improving
biological systems it will be possible to create a robot capable of
navigating the complex environments found in everyday life. In
addition, I am developing new electrophysiology recording techniques
to better simulate an intact organism in order to more faithfully
capture neural behaviors.
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