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  1.   Animal Locomotion/Biorobotics

Name: Henry Astley

Institution: University of Akron

Department: Biology & Polymer Science

Contact info: hastley@uakron.edu, http://gozips.uakron.edu/~hastley/

Goal: To improve out understanding of animal locomotion and how to apply these solutions to robotics

Skills: I have experience in motion capture, inverse dynamics, muscle physiology, biomimetic robotics, and exotic animal care & surgery.

To see more information, read the Biomechanics of Underwater Walking.