Lab members

Crab Lab Group Pic

Principal Investigator

Daniel Goldman

Dr. Daniel Goldman
Associate Professor in the School of Physics, Adjunct Professor in the School of Biology, Member Graduate Bioengineering Program
contact:daniel.goldman [at] physics.gatech.edu
Full CV (Georgia Tech format)

Postdocs

Henry Astley

Henry Astley
PhD, Biology, Turning and maneuverability in limbless locomotion, especially sidewinding
contact: henry_astley [at] brown.edu

Yang Ding
Daria Monaenkova
PhD, Material Science, Nest construction of fire-ants in granular media
contact: dmonaenkova3 [at] mail.gatech.edu

Graduate students (PhD)

Jeff Aguilar
Jeff Aguilar
PhD student, Mechanical Engineering, Robot hopping on sand
contact: gth657s [at] gatech.edu
Mark Kingsbury

Mark Kingsbury
PhD student, Physics, Bipedal robot walking on granular media
contact: mkingsbury3 [at] gatech.edu

Feifei

Feifei Qian
PhD student, Electrical Engineering, Locomotion on heterogeneous granular media
contact: qianfeifei_china [at] gatech.edu

Will Savoie
PhD Student, Active granular matter
contact: wsavoie [at] gatech.edu
Perrin Schiebel
PhD Student, Limbless locomotion on sand
contact: pschiebel3 [at] gatech.edu
Tingnan Zhang
PhD student, Physics, Simulation of granular media
contact: tingnan1986 [at] gatech.edu

Graduate students (MS)

Vadim Vadim Linevich
MS in ME 1st year, Collective excavation
contact: vadim.linevich [at] gmail.com

Undergraduate students

Tommy Board
ME, Integration and testing of a robot scattering on complex terrain
contact: tkboard [at] gmail.com
Andras Karsai
PHYS, Simulation of a robot jumping on granular media
contact: andykarsai [at] gmail.com
Vlad Levenfeld
PHYS, Body mechanics of martial arts
contact: vlevenfeld [at] gmail.com
Ben
Ben McInroe
PHYS, Quadruped robot walker
contact: bmcinroe3 [at] gatech.edu

Visiting Students

Apoorva Nori
High school student, 3D reconstruction and analysis of rice roots in granular soils
contact: apoorva.nori [at] gmail.com
Amrita Sen
UT Austin Undergraduate, Video analysis and calculation of scattering patterns
contact: amrita.sen [at] sbcglobal.net
Patrick Shin
High school student, Motor control and mechanical design of a kugel
contact: pshin66 [at] hotmail.com
Charlie Xiao
High school student, Design and construction of legged robotic excavator

Former Lab Members

 

Bande-Ali, Azeem

Buffardi, Luke

Chang, Alex

Chau, Jessica

Chen, Sandy

Coyle III, Edward

Crane, Jeremiah

Daffon, Kevin

Ding, Yang, PhD, (now at U. Southern California as a postdoc, website here)

Everett, Dominique

Garcia, Mateo

Glenn, Robbie

Gravish, Nick (now at Harvard as a postdoc on a James McDonnell Fellowship, website here)

Grossman, Elan

Guigou, Danny

Guin, Santhosh C.

Hathaway, Duncan

Jacobson, Matt

Kamor, Adam

Kohle, Pushkar

Kuckuk, Robyn

Lau, Loretta

Lee, Yean

Levy, Laura

Li, Chen, PhD, (now at UC Berkeley as a Miller Postdoctoral Fellow) website here

London, Lionel

Maladen, Ryan, PhD, (now at Procter & Gamble)

Marvi, Hamid, PhD, (now at Carnegie Mellon University as a postdoc) website here

Mazouchova, Nicole, (Now at Temple) website here

Masse, Andrew

Mendel, Daniel

Miller, Graham

Parker, John, (now at University of Chicago as a grad student)

Rodriguez, Greggory

Roy, Max

Saldana, Luis

Sharpe, Sarah, PhD, (now at Exponent Technical Consulting)

Shen, Jeff

Slatton, Andrew

Srivastava, Romik

Stinnett, Zackary

Taz, Humaira

Ward, Nicholas

Weeks, Chad

Yildirim, Baris

Yip, Vanessa