Participants

NIFTI’s research team involves faculty from Case Western Reserve University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Maryland, and the University of Washington.  Additional partners include researchers at Imperial College, University of Bristol, University of Sussex and Oxford University in the U.K.,  Lund University in Sweden, and the US Air Force Research Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base.

Case Western Reserve University

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Name


Department


Research area

Fox_Jessica



Biology


Sensory integration in fly flight

WillisMark



Biology


Odor tracking in animals, modeling, robots


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Johns Hopkins University

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Name


Department


Research area

MossCynthia



Psychological and Brain Sciences


Multisensory integration guiding behavioral decision processes and flight control

SterbingDAngelo_Susanne



Psychological and Brain Sciences


Sensorimotor specializations for complex flight behaviors in animals


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University of Colorado Boulder

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Name


Department


Research area

HumbertSean



Mechanical Engineering


Dynamics, control, and estimation theory with bio-inspired sensing and locomotion


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University of Maryland

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Name


Department


Research area

AbshirePamela



Electrical and Computer Engineering


Tradeoffs between performance and resources in natural and engineered systems

Bergbreiter_Sarah



Mechanical Engineering


Engineering robotics down to sub-millimeter sizes

Horiuchi_Timmer



Electrical and Computer Engineering


Neuromorphic analog VLSI design, sensorimotor neural computation, robotics


Martins_Nuno



Electrical and Computer Engineering


Control theory, estimation, information theory

SterbingDAngelo_Susanne



Institute for Systems Research


Sensorimotor specializations for complex flight behaviors in animals

Yu_Miao



Mechanical Engineering


Bio-inspired systems, sensors and actuators, micro/nano systems


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University of Washington

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Name


Department


Research area

bruntonbing



Biology


Data-driven, low-dimensional dynamic models of neuronal networks

Brunton_Steve



Mechanical Engineering


Dimensionality reduction, sparse sensing, fluid dynamics, machine learning

BurdenSam



Electrical Engineering


Predictive dynamical models for sensorimotor control

DanielTom



Biology


Sensorimotor integration and flight control

FullerSawyer



Mechanical Engineering


Insect-sized robotics, flight control in insects, millimeter-scale fabrication

MorgansenKristi



Aeronautics & Astronautics


Bioinspired nonlinear control, sensing, and estimation

ReynoldsMatt



Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering


Wireless power transfer, ultra-low-power communication, and biological applications

RiffellJeff



Biology


Neuroecology and chemosensation


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