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Happy Halloween! Radio discovers Horiuchi's work with bats, micromachines

Micromachine sensors like this one are being developed in Horiuchi's lab, based on principles learned from the echolocating bat.
Micromachine sensors like this one are being developed in Horiuchi's lab, based on principles learned from the echolocating bat.

Just in time for Halloween, Associate Professor Timothy Horiuchi  (ECE/ISR) is interviewed on the radio about his work in transferring capabilities of echolocating bats to micromachines. Reporter Randy Atkins manages to work both a "bat" and "Frankenstein" angle in the same interview!

 | Listen to Timmer's interview for Federal News Radio on WTOP | View Timmer's "batmobile" projects (including some videos) at the Computational Sensorimotor Systems Lab web site | Read about the Microchip Optera Project at the CSSL lab or in this ISR Research Brief |

October 31, 2006


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