Summer News

Congratulations to Zijie Qu and Yi Fan who received their PhDs.  

Yi Fan, Zijie Qu get their PhD at Brown!!

Welcome back to Katie Wu and Julian Lopez-Uricoechea both of whom have worked with us during the academic year, and are returning for summer research positions.

Welcome to Quentin Guillaumin who is visiting from ESPCI (in Paris) for a few months and will work on vortex dynamics in energy harvesting flows (picture to be posted soon…)

Congratulations to Gali, who will present a paper at the US National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (US NCTAM) in Chicago.

Congratulations to Yunxing and Jillian, both of whom will present papers at the AIAA Summer conference in Atlanta.  Jillian will also present a paper at the European Experimental Fluid Mechanics meeting in Munich.


Summer news!

Congratulations to Hamid on accepting a faculty position at Lawrence Tech. in Michigan. Hamid will start there in August.

Welcome to our iTeam members: Zach, Diana, Molly, Maddie, Ian and KJ, who are joining the lab for the summer to work on bat flight and bio-inspired robotics.


Kenny Breuer with Jonah Hill, Miles Teller and our Robotic Bat on Spanish TV – El hormiguero!

No – thats not Kenny, thats Jonah Hill and Miles Teller, admiring a pair of Rousettus bats. Kenny and his collaborator, Soon-Jo Chung (of Caltech) were in Spain, appearing on the Spanish variety show – El hormiguero (“the anthill”) talking about our collaborative NSF project on bat flight and bio-inspired robotic bats.  Oh yeah, Jonah Hill and Miles Teller were there too!

Congratulations, Farewell and Welcome!

Congratulations to: Cosima Schunk, who defended her PhD in May and is off to Colorado for a Post Doc with Sean Humbert; to Kyohei Onoue, who also defended his PhD in May and is staying at Brown as a Post Doc; to Joon Park who defended his PhD in August and is off to Minnesota for a Post Doc with Satish Kumar – Farewell, and Bon Voyage to all!

Benvenuto to Matteo di Luca who joined the lab from Italy as a new PhD student!