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

Jennifer Rieser

Jennifer Rieser
PhD, Physics,
contact:jennifer.rieser [at] physics.gatech.edu

Graduate students (PhD)

Jeff Aguilar Jeff Aguilar
PhD student, Mechanical Engineering, Robot hopping on sand
contact: gth657s [at] gatech.edu
Will Savoie
PhD student, Physics, Active granular matter
contact: wsavoie [at] gatech.edu
Perrin Schiebel
PhD student, Physics, Limbless locomotion on sand
contact: pschiebel3 [at] gatech.edu
Tingnan Zhang
PhD student, Physics, Simulation of granular media
contact: tingnan1986 [at] gatech.edu
Andras Karsai
PhD student, Physics, Simulation of a robot jumping on granular media
contact: andykarsai [at] gmail.com
bahni Bahnisikha Dutta
PhD student, ECE, Collective excavation of ant robots
contact: bahnisikhadutta [at] gatech.edu
JSP Jungsoo Park
PhD student, Robotics, Collective excavation of ant robots
contact: jppark [at] gatech.edu
Shengkai Shengkai Li
PhD student, Physics, Simulation of collective excavation of ants
contact: shengkaili [at] gatech.edu

Undergraduate students

Erin Mccaskey
Chemical Engineering, population cycles of algae in rotifers
contact: emccaskey[at] gatech.edu
Lillian Chen
Biology, Linear earthworm robot in cohesive GM
contact: lchen352[at] gatech.edu
Alex Hubbard
BME, Snake species effect on performance in complex terrain
contact: alexmhubbard [at] gatech.edu
Nate Conn
PHYS, Using photoelastic materials to measure stress that organisms place on media
contact: nconn3 [at] gatech.com
Ben
Zachary Goddard
PHYS, limbless locomotion in the presence of obstacles
contact: zgoddard [at] gatech.edu
Ben
Allison Kim
PHYS, Studying slow quasistatic resistive forces during irregular intrusion trajectories
contact: allisonk [at] gatech.edu

Visiting Scholars

Yasemin Aydin
PhD
contact: yasemin.ozkanaydin [at] physics.gatech.edu

Visiting Students

Nathan Hines
REU student, limbless locomotion in heterogeneous environments
contact: nathan.hines [at] @morehouse.edu
Kelimar Diaz
REU student, limbless locomotion on surface of sand
contact: kdiaz.022 [at] gmail.com
Evan Harber
REU student,
contact: eharber [at] andrew.cmu.edu

Former Lab Members

 

Aamir, Mohammed

Astley, Henry (now at University of Akron as a research assistant professor)

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

Kingsbury, Mark

Kohle, Pushkar

Kuckuk, Robyn

Lau, Loretta

Lee, Yean

Levenfeld, Vlad

Levy, Laura

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

Linevich, Vadim

Lofaro, Olivia

London, Lionel

Lowder, Mark

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

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

Masse, Andrew

Mazouchova, Nicole, (Now at Temple) website here

McInroe, Ben

Mendel, Daniel

Miller, Graham

Monaenkova, Daria

Mustafa Mukadam

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

Qian, Feifei,PhD, (University of Pennsylvania as a postdoc)

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