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Esther M. and Abe M. Zarem Professor of Bioengineering

Sc.B., Brown University, 1984; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1989.

phone: 626-395-5775
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mail code: 138-78

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Neurophysiology, Decision, Behavior Current research focuses on the neurobiology and biomechanics of locomotion in flies.

  • Aerodynamics of Flapping Flight
  • Visual-Mechanosensory Fusion in the Control of Flight Maneuvers
  • Neuromuscular Mechanics of Steering Muscles
  • Flight Energetics and Regulations of Power Muscles
  • Visual Upwind Flight Control
  • Visual-Olfactory Fusion in Search Behavior
  • Long Distance Olfactory Orientation
  • Visual attraction and repulsion during flight: is it a predator or a perch?
  • Grand Unified Fly Model

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