MURI (Multi-University Research Initiative) program is funded by the Office of Naval Research. Our project is titled “Bio-inspired Flexible Propulsors for Fast, Efficient Swimming: What Physics Are We Missing?” and this is a collaboration with the University of Virginia, Princeton University, Harvard University, Lehigh University and West Chester University. The whole research team will receive up to $1.5 million per year over the next five years. read more
MURI review meeting in UVa
We host the MURI optional year peer-review in UVa with bart-smith lab during March 9~10th. Several impressive presentations were given by members of our group.These presentations were about dolphin fluke optimization, application of body-fin interaction and hydrodynamics of tuna finlets, etc.Read more
|Visit Meriwether Lewis elementary school
We brought our prototype robotics and research material to Meriwether Lewis Elementary School to inspire children’s interesting in research. We delivered a simple presentation by three-dimensional video to let children have a basic understanding of fluid dynamics. We also showed underwater vehicle prototype Read More
|New member joined our team!
Xiaolong Deng, a previous assistant professor in Beijing Computational Science Research Center just joined our team. He is an expert in Computational fluid dynamics, especially multi-phase flows and fluid -structure interaction area.Read more