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  • Mehdi’s new publication in Science Advances!

    Mehdi’s new publication in Science Advances!

    University of Utah mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Mehdi Jabbarzadeh’s paper “Helical and rod-shaped bacteria swim in helical trajectories with little additional propulsion from helical shape” has been published in Science Advances!  The paper was published in collaboration with Rama Bansil’s group at Boston University.  [M. A. Constantino, M. Jabbarzadeh, H. C. Fu, and R. Bansil, […]
  • Modular Microrobotics paper in the news again

    Modular Microrobotics paper in the news again

    Our recent paper on Modular Microrobotics in Scientific Reports was written up by the American Physical Society Physics Central website (http://physicscentral.org/explore/plus/microswimmers.cfm).
  • Modular Microrobots Paper in the News

    Modular Microrobots Paper in the News

    The LiveScience website published an article on our recent Scientific Reports paper on Modular Microrobotics: http://www.livescience.com/55610-magnetic-microbead-chain-robots.html. Thanks to Greg Uyeno for writing the piece!
  • Farshad’s new publication in Scientific Reports!

    Farshad’s new publication in Scientific Reports!

    University of Nevada, Reno mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Farshad Meshkati paper “Versatile microrobotics using simple modular subunits” has been published in Nature Scientific Reports!  The paper was published in collaboration with MinJun Kim’s group at Drexel/SMU.  [U. K. Cheang, F. Meshkati, H. Kim, K. Lee, H. C. Fu and M. J. Kim, “Versatile microrobotics using […]
  • Fu Joins University of Utah Faculty

    Fu Joins University of Utah Faculty

    Before joining the University of Utah, Fu was an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. While there, he was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2013, was appointed Ralph E. Hoeper Professor of Engineering in 2015, and received the Regent’s Rising Researcher Award in 2016. […]
  • Amir’s New Publication in PRL

    Amir’s New Publication in PRL

    University of Nevada, Reno mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Seyed Amir Mirbagheri’s paper “Helicobacter pylori couples motility and diffusion to actively create a heterogeneous complex medium in gastric mucus” has been published in Physical Review Letters!  [Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 198101 (2016)] pdf.
  • JD Presents at SIAM Life Sciences Meeting in Boston

    JD Presents at SIAM Life Sciences Meeting in Boston

    Postdoctoral research associate James D (JD) Martindale, will be presenting his talk on “Autonomously Responsive Pumping by a Bacterial Flagellar Forest: A Mean Field Approach” at the 2016 SIAM Life Sciences Meeting in Boston, MA, 7/11/2016 — 7/15/2016.
  • Fu Receives Regent’s Rising Research Award

    Fu Receives Regent’s Rising Research Award

    Dr. Henry Fu was awarded the 2016 University of Nevada, Reno Regent’s Rising Researcher Award. Fu obtained a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Chemistry and Physics with Mathematics minor from Harvard University in 2000, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics from Cambridge University (UK) in 2001, and his PhD in Physics from University of […]