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] physics.gatech.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
Xiaobin Xiong
PhD student, Robotics, Geometric swimming in granular media
contact: xiaobin.xiong [at] gatech.edu
Andras Karsai
PhD student, Physics, Simulation of a robot jumping on granular media
contact: andykarsai [at] gmail.com

Graduate students (MS)

Vadim Bahnisikha Dutta
MS in ECE, Reduction of long term planar dynamics on a kugel
contact: bahnisikhadutta [at] gatech.edu

Undergraduate students

Lillian Chen
Biology, Linear earthworm robot in cohesive GM
contact: lchen352[at] gatech.edu
Olivia Lofaro
ME, Construction of ant robots
contact: olofaro3 [at] gatech.edu
Alex Hubbard
BME, Snake species effect on performance in complex terrain
contact: alexmhubbard [at] gatech.edu
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
Mark Lowder
Biology, locomotion of snakes on granular substrates
contact: mlowder3 [at] gatech.com
Mohammed Aamir
AE, Effect of snake morphology on wave efficiency using robots
contact: mohammed.96.aamir [at] gmail.com

Visiting Students

Apoorva Nori
High school student, 3D reconstruction and analysis of rice roots in granular soils
contact: apoorva.nori [at] gmail.com

Former Lab Members

 

Bande-Ali, Azeem

Board, Tommy

Braun, Zack

Buffardi, Luke

Chang, Alex

Chau, Jessica

Chen, Sandy

Coyle III, Edward

Crane, Jeremiah

Daffon, Kevin

Ding, Yang, PhD, (now at Beijing Computational Science Research Center as a research assistant professor, 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

Linevich, Vadim

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

Mustafa Mukadam

Masse, Andrew

Mendel, Daniel

Miller, Graham

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

Rodriguez, Greggory

Roy, Max

Saldana, Luis

Sen, Amrita

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

Shen, Jeff

Shin, Patrick

Slatton, Andrew

Srivastava, Romik

Stinnett, Zackary

Taz, Humaira

Ward, Nicholas

Weeks, Chad

Winter, Noah

Xiao, Charlie

Yildirim, Baris

Yip, Vanessa