Lab members

Crab Lab Group Pic

Principal Investigator

Daniel Goldman

Dr. Daniel Goldman
Dunn Family Professor
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
more info

Postdocs

Jennifer Rieser

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

Yasemin Aydin
PhD, Robotics, Legged locomotion on sand
contact: yasemin.ozkanaydin [at] physics.gatech.edu
Christian Hubicki
PhD, Robotics/ME, Optimal locomotion, website here
contact: christian.hubicki [at] me.gatech.edu

Graduate students (PhD)

Will Savoie
Physics, Active granular matter
contact: wsavoie [at] gatech.edu
Perrin Schiebel
Physics, Limbless locomotion on sand
contact: pschiebel3 [at] gatech.edu
Xiaobin Xiong
Robotics, Geometric swimming in granular media
contact: xiaobin.xiong [at] gatech.edu
Andras Karsai
Physics, Dynamics of fast wheels in granular media
contact: andykarsai [at] gmail.com
bahni Bahnisikha Dutta
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Collective excavation of ant robots
contact: bahnisikhadutta [at] gatech.edu
Shengkai Shengkai Li
Physics, Simulation of collective excavation of ants
contact: shengkaili [at] gatech.edu

Graduate students (MS)

ross Ross Warkentin
Robotics, Collective excavation of ant robots
contact: rwarkentin3 [at] gatech.edu

Undergraduate students

Ariel Koh
Mechanical Engineering,
contact: akoh[at] gatech.edu
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
Biomedical Engineering, Snake species effect on performance in complex terrain
contact: alexmhubbard [at] gatech.edu
Nate Conn
Physics, Using photoelastic materials to measure stress that organisms place on media
contact: nconn3 [at] gatech.com
Zachary Goddard
Physics, limbless locomotion in the presence of obstacles
contact: zgoddard [at] gatech.edu
Charles Xiao
Physics
contact: cxiao [at] gatech.edu

Former Lab Members

 

Aamir, Mohammed

Aguilar, Jeff, PhD (now at Hi Fidelity Genetics)

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

Bande-Ali, Azeem

Board, Tommy

Braun, Zack

Buffardi, Luke

Chang, Alex

Chau, Jessica

Chen, Sandy

Coyle III, Edward

Crane, Jeremiah

Daffon, Kevin

Diaz, Kelimar

Ding, Yang, PhD, (now at Beijing Computational Science Research Center as an assistant professor) website here

Everett, Dominique

Garcia, Mateo

Glenn, Robbie

Gravish, Nick, PhD, (now at UCSD as an assistant professor) website here

Grossman, Elan

Guigou, Danny

Guin, Santhosh C.

Harber, Evan

Hathaway, Duncan

Hines, Nathan

Jacobson, Matt

Kamor, Adam

Kim, Allison

Kingsbury, Mark, PhD

Kohle, Pushkar

Kuckuk, Robyn

Lau, Loretta

Lee, Yean

Levenfeld, Vlad

Levy, Laura

Li, Chen, PhD, (now at John Hopkins as an assistant professor) website here

Linevich, Vadim

Lofaro, Olivia

London, Lionel

Lowder, Mark

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

Marvi, Hamid, PhD, (now at ASU as an assistant Professor) website here

Masse, Andrew

Mazouchova, Nicole, (now at Temple) website here

McInroe, Ben

Mendel, Daniel

Miller, Graham

Monaenkova, Daria (now at DOW)

Mukadam, Mustafa

Park, Jungsoo

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

Qian, Feifei,PhD, (now at 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

Yildirim, Baris

Yip, Vanessa

Zhang, Tingnan, PhD, (now at Google)