Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5070
Department of Mathematics
Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
ME Research Areas:
Biological Dynamics; control of neural populations; natural and artificial swarms: schooling fish, flocking birds, etc- territorial behavior- coupled oscillators. Fluid Dynamics- shear flow turbulence. Mechanical Systems- theoretical analysis of individual and coupled MEMS devices; vibrational energy harvesting. Networks - information propagation through social networks; collective decision making. Dynamical Systems- bifurcation theory- canards.